John Wesley Raley

John Wesley Raley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Intellectual Property Litigation Attorney in Houston, TX

Raley & Bowick, LLP
 | 1800 Augusta Drive, Suite 300
Houston, TX 77057
Phone: 713-429-8050
Fax: 713-429-8045
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2011, 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (40%),
  • General Litigation (30%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (30%)
Attorney Profile

John Raley is a trial lawyer with 25 years of courtroom experience. He has tried cases in a wide variety of areas, including intellectual property, legal malpractice, products liability, hospital and physician malpractice, pharmaceutical claims, chemical exposure, industrial accidents, railroad accidents, securities and common law fraud, wrongful termination, malicious prosecution, and general commercial litigation. He has over 30victorious first chair verdicts, and has handled over 150 mediations as lead counsel.  John has defended many cases involving multi-million dollar claims, and, as plaintiff’s counsel, obtained multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients. He has argued many times before Texas courts of appeal, and took the lead presenting a landmark case before the Texas Supreme Court.


John obtained his B.A., with highest honors, from the University of Oklahoma, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and played varsity football. He obtained his J.D. at Oklahoma University, where he served as Note Editor of the Law Review and received The Order of Barristers Award. He attended the University of Aberdeen, Scotland on a Rotary Fellowship and obtained an L.L.M. in International Law. 

John is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and is AV® Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell.  John has been named in Texas Monthly’s Texas Super Lawyers magazine every year since its inception in 2003. During that time, he has also been listed in "Who's Who in American Law" and in "Outstanding Lawyers of America."  He was named a Law & Politics magazine "Super Lawyer" in Civil Litigation and recognized by H Texas Magazine as one of "Houston's Top Lawyers."  John has been inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocates. 

About John Raley

Admitted: 1985, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.raleybowick.com/our-team/john-raley/

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Office Location for John Wesley Raley

1800 Augusta Drive
Suite 300
Houston, TX 77057

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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