MEET ROB AMMONS

Founder & Managing Partner

"At Ammons Law Firm, we are committed to making a difference in the lives of our clients. We are committed to making a difference in the way industries do their business, and in the way we treat our clients." - Rob Ammons

Biography

Robert E. Ammons is the founding partner of The Ammons Law Firm. Rob received his B.A. from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. After receiving an academic scholarship, Rob continued his education at Baylor University School of Law where he was Editor of the Baylor Law Review, a member of the Order of the Barristers, and a member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity. He received his J.D. cum laude in 1988 and was selected to serve as a Briefing Attorney for the Texas Supreme Court.

Rob has represented consumers in products liability litigation since 1991. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Rob is also Board Certified in Civil Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is individually rated AV®, the highest peer-review rating offered by Martindale-Hubbell®. In addition, Rob is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

Rob’s record-setting verdict of $82.5 million dollars in the Petrie v. Hanover case is included in the Texas Verdict Hall of Fame.

For more than three decades Rob has concentrated his practice on tire and automotive defect litigation. Rob represents consumers exclusively. He has successfully prosecuted numerous catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases against tire manufacturers, automakers, tire retailers, and tire service centers, including Michelin, BFGoodrich, Uniroyal, Cooper Tire, Goodyear, Dunlop, Bridgestone/Firestone, Continental/General Tire, Kumho Tire, Yokohama, General Motors, Ford, DaimlerChrysler, Honda, Toyota, Isuzu, Hyundai, Nissan, Mitsubishi, BMW, Mazda, Discount Tire, Pep Boys, Les Schwab, and Walmart.

  • $82.5 Million Plant Explosion

    Ammons’ client was attempting to start a hot oil heater when the heater exploded. A day later, the man died, leaving behind a widow and three minor children.

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  • Best Law Firms
  • Super Lawyers
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • AVVO 10.0 Superb
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Lawyers
  • Board Certified
  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent®
  • Best Lawyer
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Expertise Best Personal Injury Attorneys in Houston
  • Best Lawyers - Robert Ammons
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Martindale-Hubble AV PREEMINENT
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
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Credentials

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, 1985, Baylor University, Waco, Texas
  • Juris Doctor, 1988, Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 1988
  • State Bar of Florida, 1990
  • State Bar of New York, 2006
  • State Bar of Arizona, 2010
  • State Bar of New Mexico, 2019
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Awards & Accolades

  • Texas Super Lawyers® Inclusion, 2003-2021
  • Texas Super Lawyers Top 100, 2008 - 2021
  • Best Lawyers® Personal Injury Litigation & Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs, 2018 – 2021
  • U.S. News & World Report as Best Law Firm, 2021
  • AV® Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyer
  • Houston’s Top Attorneys, Houstonia Magazine, 2019-2021
  • Million & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member
  • Best Civil Attorney in 2010 by Houston Press

Organizations

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, Board Certified
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Board Certified
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Director
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Director
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Attorney Information Exchange Group, Board Member

Publications

  • TIRE DEFECT LITIGATION (Robert E. Ammons ed., 2016)
  • Tire Defects, Trial Magazine
  • Tires That Kill - Tread Defects, Trial Magazine
  • Rollovers: The Making of an Epidemic, Trial Magazine,
  • Spinal Cord Injuries - What you Need to Know, Trial Magazine
  • A Silent Epidemic -- Opioids, Trial Magazine, Feb 2017
  • The Deadly Impact of Exploding Air Bags, Trial Magazine, Feb 2015
  • Danger on the Road, Trial Magazine, Feb 2009
  • Unmasking Defects in Auto Safety, Trial Magazine, Nov 2013
  • Taking on Toyota, Trial Magazine, Nov 2010
  • Is the All-American Amusement Park Safe, Trial Magazine, June 2005
  • The Invisible Danger of Aging Tires, Trial Magazine, April 2005
  • The Risky Ride of the 15-Passenger Van. Trial Magazine, Feb 2003
  • Representing the Forgotten Child. Trial Magazine, Nov 2002

Our Clients. Their Stories.

    "Wonderful & hardworking lawyers."

    - Jose Angel M.

    "I can say with confidence that The Ammons Law Firm is the very best."

    - Former Client

    "Wonderful & hardworking lawyers."

    - Kenny N.

    “Rob fought for me like no man has fought for me. The Ammons Law Firm is a law firm that seeks out justice, righteousness for those who have suffered and I can now move forward in my life.”

    - Joe C.

    "The office staff was always courteous and prompt in responding."

    - Anne P.

    "Rob will devote the resources necessary to sort out any complex matter and get the best possible result for the client."

    - Louis H., Referral Attorney
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