Royston Rayzor's lawyers are continually recognized and honored for outstanding professional achievement.
Seven firm lawyers in four cities across Texas have earned spots in the 2016 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, one of the most prestigious guides to the U.S. legal industry.
The outstanding litigation track record of James R. Watkins earned him the individual distinction as the Houston metro area Lawyer of the Year for admiralty and maritime cases. Mr. Watkins, who works from the firm’s Galveston office, has been listed in Best Lawyers for 16 consecutive years.
Also selected to the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers for their admiralty and maritime work are Corpus Christi attorney Ralph F. Meyer and Houston lawyers James P. Cooney, John F. Unger and David R. Walker. William W. Pierson earned selection for his personal injury litigation work for defendants in San Antonio, where he practices now, and his previous location in Corpus Christi.
Royston Rayzor attorneys are consistently selected as Texas Super Lawyers, with the following attorneys appearing on the current list: James P. Cooney, Robert H. Etnyre, Jr., William P. Glenn, Jr., Kelly M. Haas, James H. Hunter, Jr., Christopher Lowrance, Ralph F. Meyer, Brian C. Miller, Myra K. Morris, William W. Pierson, Ewing E. Sikes, III, John F. Unger and David R. Walker.
In addition, the Firm's lawyers are very active in the following local and national bar associations and organizations:
Member, State Bar of Texas Board of Directors
Member, American Bar Association (ABA) House of Delegates
President, Galveston County Bar Association
President, Cameron County Bar Association
Officer , Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute
Proctors and Members, Maritime Law Association of the United States
District Director, Texas Association of Defense Counsel Board of Directors