Texas Tech University

Alyson Outenreath

Associate Dean for Faculty Development; Erwin and Elaine Davenport Endowed Professor of Law

Email: alyson.outenreath@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-8690

Admitted to practice in Texas and New York.

Professor Outenreath received her J.D., summa cum laude, from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2000 where she was a member of the Texas Tech Law Review and elected to the Order of the Coif. Following law school, Professor Outenreath was an associate and eventually a partner in the Dallas office of Thompson & Knight LLP, where she specialized in business tax planning, including corporate tax and partnership tax planning, as well as state and local tax. Professor Outenreath also served as the firm-wide hiring partner. She was named a Texas Rising Star by Texas Monthly magazine in 2004-2010. Professor Outenreath is actively involved in the Tax Section of the State Bar of Texas, serving as the editor of the Texas Tax Lawyer in 2006-2009, Vice Chair of the State and Local Tax Committee in 2007-2011, Council Member in 2009-present. For 2011-2012, she will serve as chair of the State Bar of Texas Tax Section State and Local Tax Committee as well serve as a member of the Leadership Development Committee.

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  • J.D., summa cum laude, Texas Tech University School of Law, 2000
  • B.S, magna cum laude, Texas Christian University, 1994


  • Accounting for Lawyers
  • Non-profit Organization
  • Taxation of Business Entities