Tom Fee represents companies and individuals in high-exposure and high-profile disputes in federal and state courts throughout the United States. Mr. Fee has been litigation and lead trial counsel for clients in a broad range of matters including personal injury torts involving catastrophic injury or death, professional liability, construction defect matters and commercial business litigation. Mr. Fee litigates lawsuits involving major transportation accidents, construction accidents and defects, premise liability and inadequate security cases, products liability, and matters involving commercial and business disputes. He regularly serves as lead trial counsel for companies and individuals facing multimillion-dollar exposures.
Mr. Fee is board certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, is recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as an AV Preeminent attorney, and was selected as a Texas Super Lawyer (top five percent) from 2005 through 2016. Voted Best Lawyer by D Magazine 2013 and 2014. Mr. Fee is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
Tom Fee has been lead trial counsel in excess of 60 jury trials in multiple state and federal court venues. Mr. Fee’s trial experience has allowed him to develop the ability to accurately evaluate the outcome in a lawsuit, which provides a solid foundation to counsel clients on their potential resolution of disputes through alternative dispute mechanisms, such as mediation. Mr. Fee is regularly retained directly by clients who are either self-insured or maintain a high self-insured retention to protect their interests in high-profile and high-stakes litigation.
Mr. Fee has extensive experience in litigating cases arising from major commercial transportation accidents involving allegations of Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations violations, construction accidents involving allegations of OSHA violations, road construction accidents involving issues concerning the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, and accidents arising from the installation and operation of various private and public utilities, including electric, gas, water and broadcast tower utilities services. Mr. Fee has also litigated numerous large exposure cases across Texas involving products, and professional and premise liability matters. Due to his courtroom experience, Mr. Fee is regularly retained as lead trial counsel for a number of the firm’s corporate clientele to represent them in various commercial business disputes. Tom Fee’s ability to assess the value of a case in the early stages of litigation and to implement an aggressive strategy in order to litigate the case at the time of trial or to force settlement is appreciated by his clients.