Jeffrey W. Steidley
Top rated personal injury attorney in Houston, TexasThe Steidley Law Firm
Jeffrey W. Steidley is the attorney behind The Steidley Law Firm in Houston, Texas. A skilled and zealous federal and state litigator with a successful track record, he has more than 40 years of experience helping his clients confront complex legal issues related to business and commercial litigation, personal injury matters, legal malpractice, professional negligence, product liability, consumer fraud, deceptive trade practices and whistleblower actions.
Hailing from a military family, Mr. Steidley joined the United States Army after his schooling and attained the rank of buck sergeant upon reaching three years of service. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, followed by his Juris Doctor from the Vanderbilt University Law School in Nashville, Tennessee. As a student attorney, he was a part of the editorial board of the Vanderbilt Law Review, and he interned for the Honorable Judge Bailey Brown Jr.
Known for his discreet and strategic representation, Mr. Steidley has successfully handled pretty much all types of civil litigation matters since the time he was licensed in Texas (1980). He has efficiently obtained millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts on behalf of his clients and has handled a variety of appeals before the appellate courts of Texas and the United States.
Active in community and bar activities, Mr. Steidley is board-certified as a specialist in personal injury law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization since 1985. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. He functioned as the chair and Disciplinary Committee member of the State Bar of Texas. Additionally, he worked as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Law Center, where he taught trial and appellate practice to law students for several years.
As a testament to his high professionalism and ethical standards, Mr. Steidley was awarded an AV Preeminent* rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the organization’s highest acquirable rating. He also holds a “Very Good” rating on Avvo.
*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
Practice areasPersonal injury - general: plaintiff, Business litigation, General litigation
Animal bites, Assault, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Dram shop laws, Construction accident, Brain injury, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Trade secret, Non-compete agreements, Litigation
- 40% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
- 30% Business litigation
- 30% General litigation
First Admitted: 1980, Texas
Professional Webpage: https://thesteidleylawfirm.com/
- Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law, 1985
- for many years, and has received the highest “AV” rating possible reflecting recognition by his peers as “Very High to Preeminent” in terms of his professional ability and expertise, and as “Very High” in terms of his adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics, Texas Super Lawyer
- American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
- Middle Tennessee State University
- State of California ex. rel. Schroen v. BP, et. al Qui Tam Whistleblower case. Largest Qui Tam settlement by an oil company in the history of California. $102,000,000 + statutory attorneys' fees and expenses., 2018
Office location for Jeffrey W. Steidley
3701 Kirby Drive
Houston, TX 77098
- Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2004, 2006 - 2012, 2015, 2017 - 2022