Ryan  Zehl

Zehl & Associates, PC
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Zehl & Associates, PC
2700 Post Oak Blvd Ste 1000
HoustonTX 77056
(888) 603-3636
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Ryan is a Trial Lawyer who’s recovered over $1 Billion for clients in Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico and across the United States.

His record-setting verdicts and settlements have received national media attention, distinguished Ryan as one of the top personal injury lawyers in the country, and qualified him for lifetime membership in both the “Million Dollar Advocates Forum” and the “Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum,” organizations limited to less than 1% of the top trial lawyers in the country.

In recognition of these and his firm’s many other accomplishments, Zehl & Associates was one of only five law firms in the United States to be named “2020 Personal Injury Law Firm of the Year” by the National Trial Lawyers Association.

Since founding the firm, Ryan and his team have repeatedly recovered some of the largest verdicts and settlements in history for their clients, including the:

#1 Largest Truck Accident Settlement in Texas

#1 Largest Accident Verdict in Texas

#4 Largest Accident Verdict in Texas

#1 Largest Verdict in Offshore Liftboat’s Corporate History

#1 Largest Verdict in R&L Trucking Company’s Corporate History

#1 Largest Settlement in Oakley Trucking’s Corporate History, and

#1 Largest Accident Verdict in Greyhound Bus Lines’ Corporate History

Ryan has been featured on the cover of Texas Super Lawyers magazine (a Thompson Reuters publication), voted as one of the top 100 personal injury lawyers in Texas by the National Trial Lawyers Association, and selected as a “Texas Rising Star” every year since 2009.

Background:

After graduating in the top 5 percent of his law school class, Ryan worked as a briefing attorney for Justice Scott Brister of the Texas Supreme Court. When his term with the Supreme Court expired, Ryan joined Gardere Wynn’s litigation and appellate group, where he quickly distinguished himself as an aggressive trial lawyer in complex personal injury, appellate and commercial cases.

Ryan has been interviewed on CNN, Fox & Friends, Good Morning America and news outlets throughout Texas and appeared in almost every major newspaper across the world, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the International Herald Tribune, Bloomberg, the Houston Chronicle, and the Dallas Morning News.

Bar Admissions

Texas

Pennsylvania

US Court of Federal Claims

U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas

U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court Western District of Texas

Education

South Texas College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

Honors: South Texas Law Review

Honors: National Champion: Judge Evan A. Evans Moot Court Competition

Honors: Highest Grades: Evidence, Criminal Procedure & Remedies

University of Texas, Austin, B.A.

Major: Psychology

Associations & Memberships

Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Board Member

Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

National Trial Lawyers Association

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