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Jim M. Perdue, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Houston, TX

Perdue & Kidd
777 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 450
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: 713-520-2500
Fax: 713-520-2525
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2022
Licensed in Texas Since: 1993
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Jim M. Perdue, Jr. is a partner in Perdue & Kidd where he specializes in product liability litigation, pharmaceutical claims, catastrophic personal injury cases, and medical malpractice claims.  Perdue's reputation for professionalism and advanced advocacy fuels the entire firm's commitment to maximize recoveries on behalf of every client while improving the law and access to justice.

Texas Monthly has consistently named him a Texas Super Lawyer, where he is listed as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Texas.  Mr. Perdue is named in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White 2006-22), who named him Trial Lawyer of the Year 2016 for Personal Injury Litigation and 2021 for Medical Malpractice in Houston. His multi-million dollar verdicts were named in the Top 100 Verdicts in the Nation in 2019, 2014 and 2009, including his $27.6 million verdict against Boston Scientific for defective female pelvic mesh.  The University of Houston Law Center named him its Outstanding Alumnus of the Year in 2007.

Mr. Perdue has achieved verdicts and settlements in excess of $200 million over his career.  He is Board Certified in both Personal Injury Litigation by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and Professional Malpractice - Medical by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. He served as President of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association in 2021, advocating for protection and access to the civil justice system during the legislative session.  Perdue serves on the Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee, where he chairs the subcommittee on Legislative Mandates.  He is a member of the International Society of Barristers, diplomate of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Mr. Perdue has given over 150 presentations at legal seminars and published on a wide range of topics, from trial techniques and neuroscience to the professional obligations of attorneys in personal injury cases.

Mr. Perdue is an active member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, where he served on the Foundation Board of Directors.    Perdue serves on the Alumni Board of Directors for St. John's School and past Chair of the school's Annual Fund as well as the Silver Spurs Alumni Association at the University of Texas in Austin. He is a past member of the Board of TIRR Foundation and Texas Lyceum. He and his wife, Nicole, have three sons.

About Jim M. Perdue, Jr.

First Admitted: 1993, Texas

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Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Board Certified, Medical Liability, American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Chair, Advanced Medical Torts, State Bar of Texas, 2014
  • Texas Supreme Court Rules Advisory Committee
  • Chair and Course Director, Trial Advocacy College of Texas, 2018
  • Co-Chair, Advanced Evidence and Discovery, State Bar of Texas, 2019


  • Given for distinguished service on behalf of the trial lawyer of Texas and those they represent., Don Bowen Distinguished Service Award, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Outstanding Alumnus of the Year, University of Houston Law Center, 2007
  • Outstanding Young Lawyer, Houston Bar Association, 2002

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • Litigation Counsel Of America
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
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Office Location for Jim M. Perdue, Jr.

777 Post Oak Boulevard
Suite 450
Houston, TX 77056

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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