Robert E.

Founder and Managing Partner

It is our privilege to help individuals seek justice and recovery in the face of tremendous tragedy. We take seriously our commitment to our clients to achieve the very best outcome to make a difference in their lives.


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).

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.

Mr. Ammons’ record-setting verdict of $82.5 Million Dollars in the Petrie v. Hanover case is included in the Texas Verdict Hall of Fame.


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

Admitted to practice

  • 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 Courts for the Western,
  • Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas

Awards / Accolades / Recognitions

  • Selected To Texas Super Lawyers From 2003-2018
  • Recognized By U.S. News & World Report as Best Law Firm
  • Voted Best Civil Attorney in 2010 By Houston Press
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell for 2018
  • Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013


  • 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

“I was totally happy with Rob Ammons and the lawyers at The Ammons Law Firm. Rob Ammons went the extra mile. I am beside myself. I feel so good with the settlement they obtained.”

– Christopher R



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