A native of Cameron, Texas, Wayne Fisher founded the Houston law firm of Fisher, Boyd, Johnson & Huguenard, LLP in 1966. One of the best-known and most respected civil trial lawyers in Texas and the United States, Mr. Fisher graduated with honors from Baylor University and began his legal practice with the firm of Fulbright & Jaworski. He has been elected President of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He has served as a Regent of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates.
Listed in the Best Lawyers in America for both personal injury trial law and business litigation, Wayne Fisher has been voted by his peers as one of "Texas' Top 100 Super Lawyers," and recognized by the State Bar of Texas as a "Texas Trial Titan." He is board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and was recently honored as the 2011 "Houston Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, and awarded the Lifetime Excellence in Advocacy Award by the Texas Association of Civil Trial and Appellate Specialists.
Wayne Fisher has Received National Acclaim and Recognition as one of the Nation’s Top Trial Lawyers including:
- 2018 Nationally Ranked Top 100 Attorney Award by The National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys
- 2018 10 Best Attorneys - Texas High Verdict and Settlement Winner by The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
- Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The American Trial Lawyers Association
- America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators – 2017
- 2014 Lawyer of the Year Selected by Peer Recognition as Published in Best Lawyers
- One of the 100 Lawyers Admitted to The Inner Circle of Advocates for Obtaining Jury Verdicts in Excess of $1,000,000.
Mr. Fisher has obtained recoveries in excess of $1 million in hundreds of cases involving products liability, aviation, maritime, and medical malpractice claims, construction accidents, and truck, auto, and train collisions. He has also served as lead counsel in major business and probate litigation matters, including litigation concerning the Estate of Howard Hughes.
A leader in community affairs, Mr. Fisher has served as Chairman of the Texas Cultural Trust, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Baylor Scott & White Hospital System, Central Texas Operating Division, and as a director or trustee of South Texas College of Law, the Houston Symphony Society, the Center for American and International Law, the United States Supreme Court Historical Society, and the Texas State 4-H Development Foundation.