A seasoned trial attorney at the law firm of Eggleston & Briscoe, LLP, William J. Eggleston, III, is devoted to representing clients in the Houston, Texas, area. He began his legal career as a prosecuting attorney with the office of the Harris County District Attorney. Bringing those litigation skills to his practice today, Mr. Eggleston works with people who are facing business litigation and insurance coverage issues.
Over his decades-long career, Mr. Eggleston has earned a reputation for taking on and winning high-stakes cases. In one matter, he successfully defended a property insurer who had been sued for $22 million. The plaintiff alleged that the provider wrongly denied a claim for hail damage. but Mr. Eggleston proved that the damage did not occur during the policyholder's coverage period. As a result, he was able to secure a take-nothing judgment and jury verdict for his cient. For other insurers he has secured summary judgments on similar grounds. In another case, he successfully defended a doctor charged with murder after shooting an intruder. In another he obtained a favorable jury award for a group of heirs who sued their family's C.P.A. over fiduciary duty breaches arising from estate distribution and accounting practices.
For achievements such as these, Mr. Eggleston holds the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, and H Texas Magazine named him as one of Houston's Top Lawyers.
Taking a results-oriented approach is the reason Mr. Eggleston has secured significant settlements and verdicts for his clients. He ensures comprehensive representation through providing one-on-one attention and developing aggressive plans that cater to a client's goals. Further, he remains on top of legal trends through his participation with professional groups such as the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Inc., the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute (DRI) – The Voice of the Defense Bar.
Mr. Eggleston received a Juris Doctor in 1977 from the South Texas College of Law, where he was a member of the school's law review.
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Last Updated: 1/26/2017