R. Tate Young

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Houston, Texas

Tate Young Law Firm
R. Tate Young
Tate Young Law Firm

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Consumer Law, Employment & Labor view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1981

Education: Tulane University Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

Tate Young Law Firm

5005 Woodway Drive
Suite 201
Houston, TX 77056 Visit website


Attorney R. Tate Young is the founder and owner of Tate Young Law Firm in Houston, Texas. Nationally ranked as among the top trial attorneys in the country, Mr. Young provides unmatched representation and support to clients throughout Houston and beyond who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Business litigation

· Consumer protection

· Real estate litigation

· Employment law

A lawyer since 1980, Mr. Young has achieved considerable success advocating for his clients in state and federal courts throughout his region. From his efforts, he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients along by securing much-needed restitution for employees who have experienced serious violations of their rights as workers. At all turns, he delivers highly personalized counsel to his clients to help them make the best-informed decisions while aggressively pursuing the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve.

In recognition for his impeccable professionalism and outstanding legal abilities, Mr. Young holds an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell and a listing in the Who's Who of North American Lawyers. He has also received many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1977 graduate of Wake Forest University, Mr. Young obtained his Juris Doctor from Tulane University Law School in 1980. He holds his license to practice in Texas and Louisiana, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas and the Eastern District of Louisiana as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th and Federal Circuits.

A leader in his field, Mr. Young helped author the Louisiana Coroner's Handbook, and he is an active member of the State Bar of Texas, the Louisiana State Bar Association and the Houston Bar Association's Labor & Employment Section, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Consumer Law, Employment & Labor: Employee, Real Estate: Business
  • 30% Business Litigation
  • 30% Consumer Law
  • 20% Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 20% Real Estate: Business

First Admitted: 1981, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.tateyounglawfirm.com/firm-profile.html

  • Deborah S. Sheppard v. Alliance Residential Management, Cause No. 2000-51446, 165th Judicial District Court of Harris County, Texas
  • Additive Controls & Measurement Systems, Inc., et. al v. Flowdata, Inc. 154 F.3d 1345 (Fed. Cir. 1998)
  • Mapes Motorcycle Company v. Brown, Cause No. 200424559 in the 11th Judicial District Court, Harris County, Texas
  • Greg Washington v. Alliance Residential Management, Civil Action No. H-02-4123, In the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division
  • MM Steel L.P. v. JSW Steel (USA) Incorporated and Nucor Corporation 806 F.3d 835 (5th Cir. 2015)
  • Scherer v. Angell, 253 S.W.3d 777 (Tex. App.-Amarillo 2007, no pet.)
  • John Worldpeace, et al v. Donaldson, et al, (No. 12-99-00094-CV, App.-Tyler, 2000)
  • Frank v. Harris County, 118 Fed. Appx. 799 (5th Cir. 2004), cert. denied 544 U.S. 1062, 125 S.Ct. 2530, 161 L.Ed. 2d 1112 (2005)
  • Hou-Tex, Inc. v. Landmark Graphics, 26 S.W.3d 103, 148 Oil & Gas Rep. 268 (Tex. App.- Houston [14th Dist.] 2000, no writ)
  • Holeman, et al v. Landmark Chevrolet, 989 S.W.2d 395 (Tex. App.-[14th Dist.] 1999, writ denied)
  • Williams v. Jennings, 755 S.W.2d 874 (Tex. App.-Houston [14th Dist.] 1988, writ denied)
  • Martini v. Tatum, 776 S.W.2d 666 (Tex. App.-Amarillo 1989, writ denied)
  • In Re Marine Construction Litigation, M.D.L. 417, United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  • Houston Bar Association - Labor & Employment Section Member
  • Louisiana Bar Association
  • Texas Bar Association
  • United States Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit (Trademark & Patent)
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United States Supreme Court
  • States of Texas
  • Louisiana
Educational Background:
  • Wake Forest University, Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA)
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell

Office location for R. Tate Young

5005 Woodway Drive
Suite 201
Houston, TX 77056

Phone: 713-626-7112


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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