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Ryan Hicks

Associate

Ryan Hicks was born in Los Angeles, California and raised in Littleton, Colorado. He has practiced civil litigation since 1998 and has represented a variety of clients in products liability, negligence, commercial, and breach of fiduciary cases against corporate and individual clients including ATV manufacturers, airlines, premises owners, banks, investment firms, public utilities, and insurance companies.

In undergraduate Mr. Hicks studied history with an emphasis on Roman history and late-colonial American history. He also spent time overseas participating in archaeological expeditions near Hadera, Israel in conjunction with the University of Maryland. Following his undergraduate studies, Mr. Hicks attended the University of Houston Law Center, where he participated in summer studies at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico studying Mexican law. During this time he also worked for the Mexican law firm of Ancona y Prat where he assisted in international transaction and copyright law.

Representative Matters

  • Alpert v. Riley, 274 S.W.3d 277 (Tex. App. – Houston [1st Dist], no pet.), which involved construction of the Texas Trust Act
  • Combs v. B.A.R.D. Industries, 299 S.W.3d 463 (Tex. Civ. – Austin, no pet.), which involved takings, seizure, and due process claims under the United States and Texas Constitutions

Practice Focus

  • Commercial Law
  • Securities Law and Fraud
  • Lender Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Takings and Eminent Domain

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United State District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • United State District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D. (1998)
  • University of Oklahoma, B.A. in History (1994)

Education

  • University of Houston Law Center, J.D. (1998)
  • University of Oklahoma, B.A. in History (1994)