Biography Overview

An accomplished and experienced trial lawyer living in Houston, Texas, Phil maintains a wealth of policyholder victory results. Phil’s personal experience surviving Hurricane Harvey combines with his long-term triumphs helping first party policyholders to make him an even more formidable lawyer representing policyholders. Focusing on First Party claims for over a decade, Phil knows how to work claims the right way to get the right results. In the last several years alone, Phil has secured over $50,000,000 in policyholder victory verdicts and settlements. Phil enjoys focusing his attention helping policyholders recover all they deserve within their insurance claim process.

Phil also speaks to large and small groups to help bring more leadership, persuasion and personal growth skills to the First Party Insurance Claim industry. Phil looks forward to helping you. When not helping policyholders, Phil spends most of his time studying personal development and providing motivational content helping others manage their personal growth and thought life. Phil also enjoys running events and spending time with his wonderful wife Tiffany.

Awards and Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Rankings
  • Advisory Board, 360 Advocacy Group
  • Top Rated, Texas Legal Leaders
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, 2019
  • Top 10 Bad Faith Insurance Trial Lawyers, 2019

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado

Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • 360 Advocacy Group, Advisory Board

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law, Juris Doctor 1990
  • Centenary College of Louisiana, Bachelor of Science 1987