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” by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. Rob is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
Rob’s record-setting verdict of $82.5 Million Dollars in Petrie v. Hanover is included in the Texas Verdict Hall of Fame.
For more than three decades Rob Ammons has concentrated his practice on tire and automotive defect litigation. Rob represents consumers exclusively. He has successfully prosecuted numerous of 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.
Contact Rob or any other dedicated attorneys at Ammons Law Firm to discover more about your legal options.
“When companies prioritize profits over responsibility, safety and respect for the environment, I think juries are going to push back in the only way they can- by awarding precedent setting verdicts for hard working claimants.”
Bachelor of Arts, 1985, Baylor University, Waco, Texas
Juris Doctor, 1988, Baylor University, Waco, Texas
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
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
Awarded the highest “AV Preeminent” peer-review rating
Selected To Texas Super Lawyers 2003-2019
Selected as Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report
Voted Best Civil Attorney by Houston Press
Selected as Best Lawyers in America – Plaintiffs Personal Injury Litigation and Product Liability Litigation 2013-2019
TIRE DEFECT LITIGATION (Robert E. Ammons ed., 2016)
A Silent Epidemic, American Association for Justice Trial , February 2017
The Deadly Impact of Exploding Airbags, American Association for Justice Trial, February 2015
The Road to Tire Retail Liability, American Association for Justice Trial , November 2012
Taking on Toyota, American Association for Justice Trial, November 2010
Danger on the Road, American Association for Justice Trial
Tires That Kill – Tread Defects, American Association for Justice Trial
The Invisible Danger of Aging Tires, American Association for Justice Trial, April 2015
Unmasking Defects in Auto Safety Technology, American Association for Justice Trial , November 2013
Rollovers: The Making of an Epidemic, American Association for Justice Trial
Rhinos and Rollovers, American Association for Justice Trial, November 2009
A Dangerous Ride on America’s Buses, American Association for Justice Trial, February 2009
Is the All-American Amusement Park Safe?, American Association for Justice Trial, June 2004
The Risky Ride of the 15-Passenger Van, American Association for Justice Trial, February 2003
Representing the ‘Forgotten Child’, American Association for Justice Trial, November 2002
Only an elite group of approximately 10 percent of all attorneys hold an AV Preeminent Rating.