Facebook Linkedin Twitter
FREE CONSULTATION Call: 713-800-0220

Steve Ferrell

Steve Ferrell is an experienced trial lawyer who has practiced law for over 27 years.

Steve Ferrell

Steve is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law
and Personal Injury Trial Law
by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Steve represents accident victims, injured workers, fire victims, and consumers in lawsuits against the individual or company who harmed them, as well as policyholders in lawsuits against their insurance companies. In wrongful death cases, Steve represents widows, orphans, and other surviving wrongful death beneficiaries left behind as a result of negligent deaths. Steve also represents victims of sexual assaults.

Steve has earned a reputation for honesty, hard work, and thorough preparation on behalf of his clients. Before switching his practice to the plaintiff’s side of the docket, Steve spent almost 24 years with a well known Houston defense firm (where he became a Name Partner)  defending insurance companies and large corporations against all kinds of claims and lawsuits.  Today, instead of defending  insurance companies, Steve represents families, accident victims, and policyholders who have been harmed by the wrongful conduct of insurance companies and large corporations.

Steve Ferrell has significant experience handling fire litigation, fire insurance claims, and burn injury cases. Steve has handled serious injury cases involving amputations, brain damage, and spinal cord injuries. He has also handled a wide range of complex insurance claims and lawsuits. Clients who hire Steve Ferrell don’t have to worry about having their case handed off to an inexperienced associate. Steve gives each case he accepts his personal attention.

Steve is one of the elite Trial Lawyers in the state who is “Double Board Certified” in both Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has tried scores of jury trials to verdict as the lead lawyer in urban and rural courthouses throughout the State of Texas, and has also represented clients in lawsuits filed across the United States. Cases Steve has tried to verdict have involved Accidents caused by Drunk Drivers, Breach of Contract, Catastrophic Accidents, Construction Defects, Corporate Negligence, Drowning, Industrial Accidents, Insurance Bad Faith, Longshoremen, Premises Liability, Toxic Exposures, 18 Wheeler Trucking Accidents, Workers Compensation, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Seizure of Assets, and other complex issues.

Steve has been honored for his work by attorneys on both sides of the docket (plaintiff and defense).

R. Stephen Ferrell’s Professional Accolades include:

  • Elected to the rank of “Advocate” by lawyers on both sides of the docket in the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Named a “Life Fellow” by both the Texas Bar Foundation and the Houston Bar Foundation
  • Received Martindale Hubble’s highest peer rating (“AV Preeminent”)
  • Named a “Texas Super Lawyer” three times in a statewide bar poll.
  • Rated “Superb” (the highest possible rating) by the lawyer rating service Avvo.com.
  • Member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA)
  • Member of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association (HTLA),
  • Member of the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists (TACTAS).

A Native Texan, Steve was born 100 yards from the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas. After attending public schools in San Antonio, and New Braunfels, Texas, Steve obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1982, and his law degree from the University of Houston in 1985. Steve has been married to his wife for over 29 years and they have four daughters.

Clients know that when they hire Steve Ferrell to represent them, they get experience, integrity and results.

R. Stephen Ferrell’s Published Cases:

Served as Lead Counsel or Co-Counsel on the following published cases:

  • Mower v. Haymes, 780 S.W.2d 896 (Tex. App.-Houston [1st Dist.] 1989, no writ).
  • Nielson v. Allstate Ins. Co., 784 S.W.2d 735 (Tex. App.-Houston [14th Dist.] 1990, no writ).
  • Port of Houston Authority v. Guillory, 814 S.W.2d 119 (Tex. App.- Houston [1st Dist.] 1991)
    aff’d, 845 S.W.2d 812 (Tex. 1993)
  • Guillory v. Port of Houston Authority, 845 S.W.2d 812 (Tex. 1993).
  • Golden v. McNeal, 78 S.W.3d 488 (Tex. App.-Houston [14th Dist.] 2002, pet. denied).
  • Pennsylvania Pulp & Paper Co., Inc. v. Nationwide Mut. Ins. Co., 100 S.W.3d 566
    (Tex. App.-Houston [14th Dist] 2003, pet. denied).
  • GJR Management Holdings, L.P. v. Jack Raus, Ltd., 126 S.W.3d 257
    (Tex. App.-San Antonio 2003, pet. denied).
  • Alaniz v. Rebello Food & Beverage, L.L.C., 165 S.W.3d7 (Tex. App.- Houston [14th Dist.] 2005, no pet.).
  • Swank v. Cunningham, 258 S.W.3d 647 (Tex. App.-Eastland 2008, pet. denied).