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Best of the Best Litigation: Texas

February 19, 2016


Based in Houston, Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard, LLP provides exceptional representation to clients across the United States in a wide variety of civil litigation matters, including personal injury and wrongful death claims, products liability cases, aviation and maritime litigation, trust and estate litigation, commercial and business litigation, and class actions. We profile Founder Wayne Fisher and explore his work within the litigation sector.


Since the firm's founding in 1966 by Wayne Fisher, the firm’s attorneys have obtained optimal results for our clients through the use of innovative trial strategies and effective advocacy in the courtroom. All of the staff at the firm are staunch believers in intensive, full-scale preparation for every trial, always striving to present the best possible case by utilizing persuasive and novel litigation tactics. A key example of this is the fact that the firm was one of the first in the country to employ an engineering staff to facilitate the comprehensive development of cases involving complex technical matters. Along with the efficient use of experts, we have a long history in the utilization of technology in the courtroom, which allows for compelling and responsive presentations before the judge and jury. Numerous recoveries of more than $1 million on behalf of clients are proof of the success of the firm’s methods.


Attorneys at the firm include some the top trial lawyers in the United States, three of whom have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and as fellows in the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers. By combining the talent and experience of its lawyers with an unwavering insistence on excellence, the firm are proud to have built a solid reputation as a leading Texas trial firm. For Spanish-speaking clients, the firm even offer an in-house translator, highlighting its dedication to client service.


Wayne Fisher is the founder of Fisher Boyd Johnson & Huguenard, L.L.P., located in Houston, Texas. With over five decades of civil litigation experience, he represents clients throughout the state in business and probate litigation as well as those who have been harmed by the negligence of others in cases involving product liability, construction accidents, medical malpractice and defective medical devices.


 After receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude from Baylor University, Mr. Fisher went on to attend Baylor Law School and was awarded his Juris Doctor cum laude in 1961. He was an associate at a well-known international law firm before founding his firm in 1966. Admitted to practice in Texas, Mr. Fisher is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas, and the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 5th and 11th Circuits. He has held many prominent positions with professional organizations, including serving as president of the State Bar of Texas and as a member of the board of governors of what is now the American Association for Justice.


 Highly regarded by his peers, Mr. Fisher has received numerous awards and honors throughout his distinguished career. He has been given an AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America**. Mr. Fisher is also a recipient of the Lifetime Excellence in Advocacy Award from the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists, and has written and lectured extensively on topics relating to various aspects of civil litigation techniques.


As part of his commitment to community affairs, Mr. Fisher has served as the chairman of the Texas Cultural Trust, a charitable organization devoted to raising awareness of the arts in Texas. He has also been a trustee of the Houston Symphony Society and the Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation.


Contact Details


Company: Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard, LLP


Address: 2777 Allen Parkway, 14th Floor


 Houston, Texas 77019


Phone: 713.400.4000


Fax: 713.400.4050