Robert E. Ammons

Top rated Products Liability attorney in Houston, Texas

The Ammons Law Firm, LLP
Robert E. Ammons
The Ammons Law Firm, LLP

Practice Areas: Products Liability, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1988

Education: Baylor University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2024
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The Ammons Law Firm, LLP

3700 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006 Visit website


Attorney Robert E. Ammons is the founder and managing partner of The Ammons Law Firm in Houston, Texas. Mr. Ammons focuses his practice on personal injury law and serves clients throughout the Houston metropolitan area. 

Over his more than 30 years of practicing law, Mr. Ammons has successfully represented consumers in personal injury actions, with a concentration on truck accidents and product liability cases involving automotive and tire defects. He has obtained recoveries worth millions of dollars. He is certified in personal injury law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and in civil law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. 

Mr. Ammons holds an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest available rating from the renowned organization, and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He has also received recognition from Houstonia Magazine and Best Lawyers for his legal accomplishments.

An active contributor to his legal community, Mr. Ammons is the author of several articles for legal publications. He is active in many professional organizations, including the Houston Bar Association, the Houston Trial Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the American Board of Trial Advocates. 

Exhibiting strong leadership skills, Mr. Ammons is a director of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association. He also sits on the board of the Attorneys Information Exchange Group.

Mr. Ammons earned a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University and received his law degree from Baylor Law School. He is eligible to practice law in the state courts of Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, Florida, New Mexico and New York and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Texas.

*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™ falls into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1988, Texas

Professional Webpage:

  • Million & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • "AV" by the Martindale Hubbell Law Directory, the Directory's Highest Rating
  • Best Lawyers® for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, 2018 – 2020
  • Texas Super Lawyers Top 100, 2008 - 2021
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers in America
  • Member, Order of the Barristers, Baylor University School of Law
  • Texas Super Lawyers List, 2003-2020
  • Top 5% of all Attorneys in the State of Texas
  • Top .05% of all Attorneys in the Country
  • Member, Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity, Baylor University School of Law
  • The Best Lawyers in America©
  • Lawdragon Leading Lawyers in America, 2007
  • Editor, Baylor Law Review, Baylor University School of Law
  • With Honors, Baylor University School of Law, 1988
  • Best Civil Attorney, Houston Press, 2010
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Danger on the Road, Trial Magazine, Feb 2009
  • Tire Defect Litigation (Robert E. Ammons ed., 2016)
  • Representing the Forgotten Child. Trial Magazine, Nov 2002 
  • The Invisible Danger of Aging Tires, Trial Magazine, April 2005
  • Taking on Toyota, Trial Magazine, Nov 2010
  • Rollovers: The Making of an Epidemic, Trial Magazine,
  • A Silent Epidemic -- Opioids, Trial Magazine, Feb 2017
  • Frequent Speaker, Product Liability Issues
  • Tire Defects, Trial Magazine
  • The Risky Ride of the 15-Passenger Van. Trial Magazine, Feb 2003
  • Is the All-American Amusement Park Safe, Trial Magazine, June 2005
  • Unmasking Defects in Auto Safety, Trial Magazine, Nov 2013
  • The Deadly Impact of Exploding Air Bags, Trial Magazine, Feb 2015
  • Spinal Cord Injuries - What you Need to Know, Trial Magazine
  • Tires That Kill - Tread Defects, Trial Magazine
Educational Background:
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas, B.A., 1985
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Petrie v. Hanover
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified, Civil Law, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Board Certified, Personal Injury, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State Bar of New Mexico, 2019
  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of New York, 2006
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern Districts of Texas
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Former Director
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • State Bar of Florida, 1990
  • U.S. District Courts for the Western Districts of Texas
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Director
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Director
  • American Association of Justice, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, 1988
  • State Bar of Arizona, 2010
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern Districts of Texas

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Rob is one of the top trial lawyers in the nation.”

“Exceptional Plaintiff's Attorney”

Office location for Robert E. Ammons

3700 Montrose Boulevard
Houston, TX 77006

Phone: 832-548-9892

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