Bradley is pleased to announce that Robert Ford has joined the firm’s Houston office as a partner in the Litigation Practice Group. The Houston office has added 13 new attorneys since April of this year.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Rob to our Houston team,” said Bradley Houston Office Managing Partner Ian P. Faria. “Rob is an experienced and accomplished trial lawyer who will help us further enhance the services we offer to our growing roster of clients across Texas and beyond.”
The 2020 edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” recently awarded Bradley Tier 1 national rankings for four practice areas (Commercial Litigation, Construction Law, Litigation - Construction, and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Action – Defendants) and Tier 1 metropolitan rankings across 70 practice areas. In addition, “Best Law Firms” named Bradley the nation’s “Law Firm of the Year” for Construction Law.
Mr. Ford represents plaintiffs and defendants and has handled all facets of trial as lead counsel in all manner of high-stakes civil matters. These include complex commercial litigation fiduciary disputes, business torts, personal injury suits, product liability claims, construction litigation, and legal malpractice actions. He has a particular focus in cases involving Chapter 95 of Texas’ Civil Practices & Remedies Code (which limits commercial premises owners’ liability for injuries and deaths sustained by independent contractors), trade secrets cases, and motions and appeals under the Texas Citizens’ Participation Act (TCPA), Texas’s anti-SLAPP statute.
Licensed in Texas and Louisiana, Mr. Ford practices in state and federal courts throughout Texas and the Gulf Coast. He is a Fellow of the bar foundations of Texas, Houston and Louisiana; the Texas Bar College; and the Trial Lawyer Honorary Society of the Litigation Counsel of America. Prior to joining Bradley, he was a partner at Fogler, Brar, Ford, O’Neil & Gray LLP.
Mr. Ford received his J.D. (with honors) from the University of Texas School of Law and his dual Bachelor of Arts (in philosophy and political science) from Loyola University New Orleans.