H. Ronald Welsh

H. Ronald Welsh

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

The Welsh Law Firm PLLC
 | 3900 Essex Lane, Houston, TX 77027
Phone: 713-554-7770
Fax: 713-554-7771
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Eminent Domain (20%)
Attorney Profile

Ron Welsh has maintained an active trial practice since 1975, handling more than 1,000 cases. He has over 100 trials, arbitrations, and administrative proceedings to his credit, with more than 75 jury verdicts. In the process he has learned that there is no substitute for preparation. 

Mr. Welsh has extensive experience in a broad range of civil litigation involving millions, and in some cases billions of dollars. He has represented clients from the securities, oil and gas, chemical pipeline, manufacturing, petrochemical, banking, health care, medical, appraisal, real estate, investment advisory, product development, and insurance fields. His experience includes complex commercial, financial and securities cases as well as class actions, energy cases, product liability matters, mass tort cases, eminent domain and condemnation, professional malpractice claims, toxic tort and environmental matters, property damage claims, tax matters, False Claim Act suits, torts, contracts, RICO, intellectual property disputes, personal injury cases, and will contests.

Mr. Welsh received his degree from the University of Texas School of Law, graduating with honors. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the American Board of Trial Advocates, is certified in both Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and is AV-PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  Ron has been selected for inclusion in every edition of Texas Super Lawyers, and has been listed as one of the Top 100 Houston Super Lawyers since 2011.

Mr. Welsh has chaired the American College of Trial Lawyers’ Federal Civil Procedure Committee, co-chaired the Ad-Hoc Committee on Electronic Discovery, and has served on the State Bar Committee on the Rules of Evidence. He is a member of the editorial board of Texas Objections by Harvey G. Brown and Judge Ken Curry, and is the author of many law-related articles.

Mr. Welsh has lectured extensively on trial topics for the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, and Louisiana State University, among others. His courses have included how to try a case, how to prepare a case, jury selection, examination, cross-examination, closing argument, discovery, how to prepare a witness for deposition, how to depose a witness, how to prepare to take a deposition, business litigation, professional litigation, personal injury litigation, and damages and other remedies.

Before founding Welsh LeBlanc LLP, he was a partner, the Co-Section Head of Litigation, and on the Litigation Coordinating Committee at Vinson & Elkins, LLP.

In addition to his work, Mr. Welsh enjoys music and classic cars.

Certificates and Credentials

About Ronald Welsh

Admitted: 1975, Texas

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1981
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1981

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Section of Litigation, State Bar of Texas
  • Section of Litigation, American Bar Association
  • Advocate, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Life Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Sustaining Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Life Member, Texas Law Review Association
  • Past Co-Chair, Committee on Electronic Discovery, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Past Chair, Committee on Federal Civil Procedure, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Committee on the Rules of Evidence, State Bar of Texas
  • Special Disbarment Trial Counsel, State Bar of Texas
Office Location for H. Ronald Welsh

3900 Essex Lane
Houston, TX 77027

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Last Updated: 5/1/2018

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