Veteran litigator tapped to lead Bradley’s Houston team
Bradley is pleased to announce that veteran trial lawyer Robert Ford has been named managing partner of the firm’s Houston office. Mr. Ford succeeds Ian P. Faria, who completed a six-year term as the Houston office’s first managing partner.
“I am honored to take on this new role and build upon our strong foundation in Texas,” said Mr. Ford. “I am grateful for Ian’s outstanding leadership during his term, which was instrumental in not only adding new attorneys to our ranks but in greatly expanding the range of services we can offer our clients in Houston and across the state.”
In his role as office managing partner, Mr. Ford will take on the development and implementation of the firm’s long-term business plans and oversee operations in the Houston office while continuing his national complex litigation practice.
“We thank Ian for his leadership and for establishing Bradley’s presence in the Southwest,” added Bradley Chairman of the Board and Managing Partner Jonathan M. Skeeters. “As we continue to deliver the highest standard of service to our clients, we look forward to the skill and enthusiasm that Rob will bring to the Houston office in his new position.”
Mr. Ford is widely recognized as a skilled litigator and acclaimed trial lawyer, with experience in high-stakes litigation matters, including complex commercial litigation, trade secrets cases, fiduciary disputes, business torts, personal injury, product liability and construction. He is a member of Bradley’s Inclusion & Diversity Committee and is active in leadership roles in the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, Texas Bar Foundation, and Leadership Council on Legal Diversity. In addition, he is a Fellow in in the Trial Lawyer Honorary Society of the Litigation Counsel of America, Texas Bar Foundation, Houston Bar Foundation, Louisiana Bar Foundation, and Texas Bar College.
Mr. Ford received his J.D. (with honors) from the University of Texas School of Law and his B.A. from Loyola University.