Troy Ford
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Troy Ford

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Troy Ford represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a diverse trial practice that includes complex commercial litigation, product liability cases, medical device litigation, personal injury cases, professional liability, and insurance coverage disputes. Although Troy represents both plaintiffs and defendants, he treats every case like a plaintiff's case. Each case he prepares is done in the most efficient manner possible to get the best possible results. Troy’s clients trust him to aggressively pursue their goals in litigation. Troy also handles cases throughout the United States and has served as national counsel for a Fortune 500 Company.

Obtained a favorable jury verdict as lead trial counsel on behalf of the estate of a wealthy San Antonio business man defrauded out of millions of dollars. Final judgment entered for $9,499,742. Judgment is final.

Obtained a favorable jury verdict as lead trial counsel on behalf of Hewlett-Packard
in a breach of contract case arising from damages to one of Hewlett-Packard's electrical sub-stations. The case was settled on appeal on favorable terms.

Successfully defended a trucking company as lead trial counsel in a dispute involving a rear-end collision between a dump truck and a small passenger vehicle.  After a four day trial, the jury found the other vehicle 40% responsible for the accident as well as reducing the damages requested by the Plaintiff.     

Obtained a defense verdict as lead trial counsel on behalf of a Fortune 500 global electronics company in a products liability case. The case involved allegations that a window air conditioner purchased by a homeowner burned a house down within hours of its first operation. After a four day trial, the jury returned a defense verdict.

Argued before the First Court of Appeals which upheld the trial court's denial of a plaintiff's motion for a new trial in a case which arose when multiple plaintiffs sought to overturn an agreed judgment related to the settlement of their claim related to exposure to silica. Plaintiffs argued that their agreed judgment should be set aside as "void as against public policy" because their trial lawyers did not tell them that the settlement was allegedly an aggregate settlement.

Obtained a defense verdict on behalf of global electronics company in a products liability case. Plaintiffs alleged that the power supply of a recently purchased television caused a house fire. Along with partner Curt Webb, the case was tried to  a jury that returned a verdict against the plaintiff.

Represented driver of 18-wheeler involved in a fatality collision in which a young woman ran underneath a tractor trailer and was decapitated while her children watched from the back seat. 

Obtained summary judgment in Beaumont, Texas, on behalf of electrical utility in personal injury action brought by employee of contractor. The case was argued before the Beaumont Court of Appeals which upheld the judgment.

Represented a Fortune 500 chemical company against claims by employees of contractors alleging injuries from expousre to benzene.

Represented a large medical device manufacturer against claims related to allegations of manufacturing defects in heart valves. 

Represented a developer in his claims against a large New York bank for fraud in a real estate loan.

Representative Experience

Obtained a favorable jury verdict as lead trial counsel on behalf of the estate of a wealthy San Antonio business man defrauded out of millions of dollars. Final judgment entered for $9,499,742. Judgment is final.

Obtained a favorable jury verdict as lead trial counsel on behalf of Hewlett-Packard
in a breach of contract case arising from damages to one of Hewlett-Packard's electrical sub-stations. The case was settled on appeal on favorable terms.

Successfully defended a trucking company as lead trial counsel in a dispute involving a rear-end collision between a dump truck and a small passenger vehicle.  After a four day trial, the jury found the other vehicle 40% responsible for the accident as well as reducing the damages requested by the Plaintiff.     

Obtained a defense verdict as lead trial counsel on behalf of a Fortune 500 global electronics company in a products liability case. The case involved allegations that a window air conditioner purchased by a homeowner burned a house down within hours of its first operation. After a four day trial, the jury returned a defense verdict.

Argued before the First Court of Appeals which upheld the trial court's denial of a plaintiff's motion for a new trial in a case which arose when multiple plaintiffs sought to overturn an agreed judgment related to the settlement of their claim related to exposure to silica. Plaintiffs argued that their agreed judgment should be set aside as "void as against public policy" because their trial lawyers did not tell them that the settlement was allegedly an aggregate settlement.

Obtained a defense verdict on behalf of global electronics company in a products liability case. Plaintiffs alleged that the power supply of a recently purchased television caused a house fire. Along with partner Curt Webb, the case was tried to  a jury that returned a verdict against the plaintiff.

Represented driver of 18-wheeler involved in a fatality collision in which a young woman ran underneath a tractor trailer and was decapitated while her children watched from the back seat. 

Obtained summary judgment in Beaumont, Texas, on behalf of electrical utility in personal injury action brought by employee of contractor. The case was argued before the Beaumont Court of Appeals which upheld the judgment.

Represented a Fortune 500 chemical company against claims by employees of contractors alleging injuries from expousre to benzene.

Represented a large medical device manufacturer against claims related to allegations of manufacturing defects in heart valves. 

Represented a developer in his claims against a large New York bank for fraud in a real estate loan.

Professional Activities and Memberships

Houston Bar Association
American Bar Association
Fellow Texas Bar Foundation
Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Awards and Rankings

Named a “Rising Star” in general litigation, Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers Texas, 2011

Publications and Presentations

Third Party Designation of Responsibility: Texas Bar CLE on Advanced Evidence and Discovery 

Persuasion: How to Develop Themes So That A Jury Will Connect With Them: University of Houston Law Foundation CLE on The Jury Trial

Community Involvement

Former President, Gulf Coast Baseball Association

Youth Baseball and Softball Coach

Education

J.D., The University of Houston Law Center, magna cum laude
- Order of the Coif
- Order of the Barons
- Order of the Barristers
- Associate Editor, Houston Law Review

B.B.A., Texas A&M University, Management

Admissions

State Bar of Texas

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas