Rob Ammons The Ammons Law firm


Robert E. Ammons

Of Counsel

“When companies prioritize profits over responsibility, safety & the respect for the environment, I think juries are going to push back in the only way they can – by awarding precedent setting verdicts for hard working claimants.”

  • 2003- 2024

    Texas Super Lawyers® Inclusion
  • 2008-2024

    Texas Super Lawyers Top 100
  • 2018-2024

    Best Lawyers® Personal Injury Litigation & Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • 2019-2024

    Houston’s Top Attorneys, Houstonia Magazine
  • 2023

    U.S. News & World Report as Best Law Firm
  • 2010

    Best Civil Attorney in 2010 by Houston Press
  • AV® Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyer
  • Million & Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Member
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, Board Certified
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Board Certified
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Director
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, Director
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Attorney Information Exchange Group, Board Member
  • - BSc in CSE

    Bachelor of Arts, Baylor University, Waco, Texas
  • - Design Diploma

    Juris Doctor, Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Florida
  • State Bar of New York
  • State Bar of Arizona
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • State Bar of Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas


Rob’s record-setting verdict of $82.5 million dollars in the Petrie v. Hanover case is included in the Texas Verdict Hall of Fame.

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Rob received his B.A. from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. After receiving an academic scholarship, Rob continued his education at Baylor University School of Law, where he was Editor of the Baylor Law Review, a member of the Order of the Barristers, and a member of Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity. He received his J.D. cum laude in 1988 and was selected to serve as a Briefing Attorney for the Texas Supreme Court.

Rob has represented consumers in product liability litigation since 1991. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Rob is also Board Certified in Civil Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is individually rated AV®, the highest peer-review rating offered by Martindale-Hubbell®. In addition, Rob is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).

For over three decades Rob has concentrated his practice on tire and automotive defect litigation. Rob represents consumers exclusively. He has successfully prosecuted numerous catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases against tire manufacturers, automakers, tire retailers, and tire service centers, including Michelin, BFGoodrich, Uniroyal, Cooper Tire, Goodyear, Dunlop, Bridgestone/Firestone, Continental/General Tire, Kumho Tire, Yokohama, General Motors, Ford, DaimlerChrysler, Honda, Toyota, Isuzu, Hyundai, Nissan, Mitsubishi, BMW, Mazda, Discount Tire, Pep Boys, Les Schwab, and Walmart. 

Rob has served as lead counsel in over 430 cases that have resulted in a verdict or settlement of $1,000,000 or more and dozens of cases that have resulted in a verdict or settlement of $10,000,000 or more. Rob’s $82.5 million dollar record-setting verdict in Petrie v. Hanover is included in the Texas Verdict Hall of Fame.

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