Richard R. Hollenbeck

Richard R. Hollenbeck

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Houston, TX

Wright Close & Barger, LLP
 | One Riverway, Suite 2200
Houston, TX 77056
Phone: 713-572-4321
Fax: 713-572-4320
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006
Licensed Since: 1994
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate (70%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (30%)
Attorney Profile

Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law, Russ Hollenbeck has extensive experience in both trial and appellate matters. In private practice, he has assisted in or handled all phases of litigation for a wide variety of clients involved in products liability, premises liability, personal injury, and commercial lawsuits in state and federal court. He has appeared and handled appeals before the various Texas courts of appeals, Texas Supreme Court, and the Fifth and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals.

Prior to joining the firm, as an attorney for the court of appeals, he made recommendations to the court on the cases before it and assisted the judges in drafting opinions on a wide variety of complex civil appeals and original proceedings.

About Richard Hollenbeck

Admitted: 1994, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Best Lawyers in America, Appellate Practice, 2018, 2019
  • Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2008-2018
  • Texas Rising Stars, 2006, as published in Texas Monthly

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified, Civil Appellate Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Houston Bar Association (Appellate Practice Section)
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • State Bar of Texas (Appellate Section)
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas
  • The College of the State Bar of Texas
  • United States Fifth and Federal Circuit Courts of Appeals

Educational Background:

  • B.A., Political Science, Williams College, 1990, cum laude
  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law, 1994
Office Location for Richard R. Hollenbeck

One Riverway
Suite 2200
Houston, TX 77056

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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