Wayne Fisher

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Houston, TX

Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard, L.L.P.
 | 10000 Memorial Drive, Suite 300
Houston, TX 77024
Phone: 713-400-4000
Fax: 713-400-4050
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1961
Education: Baylor Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (20%)
Attorney Profile

Wayne Fisher is the founder of Fisher Boyd Johnson & Huguenard, L.L.P., located in Houston, Texas. With over five decades of civil litigation experience, he represents clients throughout the state in business and probate litigation as well as those who have been harmed by the negligence of others in cases involving product liability, construction accidents, medical malpractice and defective medical devices.

After receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude from Baylor University, Mr. Fisher went on to attend Baylor Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1961. He was an associate at a well-known international law firm before founding his firm in 1966. Admitted to practice in Texas, Mr. Fisher is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th and 11th Circuits. He has held many prominent positions with professional organizations, including serving as president of the State Bar of Texas and as a member of the board of governors of what is now the American Association for Justice.

Highly regarded by his peers, Mr. Fisher has received numerous awards and honors throughout his distinguished career. He has been given an AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America**. Mr. Fisher is also a recipient of the Lifetime Excellence in Advocacy Award from the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists, and has written and lectured extensively on topics relating to various aspects of civil litigation techniques.

As part of his commitment to community affairs, Mr. Fisher has served as the chairman of the Texas Cultural Trust, a charitable organization devoted to raising awareness of the arts in Texas. He has also been a trustee of the Houston Symphony Society and the Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used 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 confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

**The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Business Litigation (30%)

Construction Litigation (20%): Construction Defects

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Construction Defects

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 17 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2003 - 2019

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About Wayne Fisher

Admitted: 1961, Texas

Professional Webpage: http://www.fisherboyd.com/attorney-profiles/wayne-fisher/

Honors/Awards:

  • "Houston Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers, 2011
  • AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Lifetime Excellence in Advocacy Award, The Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists
  • Recognized by the State Bar of Texas as a "Texas Trial Titan"
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America (Personal Injury Trial Law and Business Litigation)

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certification in Personal Injury Trial Law, The Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of the Board of Governors, American Association for Justice
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern District of Texas
  • Texas
  • Inner Circle of Advocates, Member
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Regent
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers, President
  • The Texas Trial Lawyers Association, President
  • State Bar of Texas, President

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Milam County Foundation
  • The Texas State 4-H Development Foundation, Board of Directors and Trustee
  • Liberty Community Church in Milano, Member
  • The United States Supreme Court Historical Society, Trustee
  • The Center for American and International Law, Trustee
  • The Houston Symphony Society, Trustee
  • South Texas College of Law, Director
  • Scott & White Healthcare System, Trustee
  • Texas Cultural Trust, Chairman

Representative Clients:

  • the Estate of Howard Hughes

Educational Background:

  • Baylor University, cum laude, B.B.A.
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Office Location for Wayne Fisher

10000 Memorial Drive
Suite 300
Houston, TX 77024

Phone: 713-400-4000

Fax: 713-400-4050

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Last Updated: 3/7/2019

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