Clifford

L. Harrison

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700 Milam Street, Suite 2700
Houston, TX 77002-2806

Overview

With more than 34 years of experience, Cliff has earned his stripes as a veteran trial lawyer, having tried more than 170 cases to jury verdict and having handled cases in virtually every corner of the state.

Cliff’s vast experience in transportation litigation, products liability, premises liability, toxic tort, wrongful death, negligence, oil field and refinery accidents, construction litigation and commercial cases has resulted not only in numerous courtroom victories for his clients, but has also won him the respect of his peers, who have selected him to be included in Thomson Reuters “Texas Super Lawyers” list in the area of Personal Injury – Defense every year since 2004. He has also been named by Woodward/White, Inc. to the Best Lawyers in America list since 2017 in the area of Personal Injury – Defendants and in the 2018 list in the area of Product Liability – Defendants. His extensive courtroom experience and reputation have also equipped him to achieve quick and efficient pretrial settlements for a variety of clients.

As a frequent speaker on various topics involving trial tactics, Cliff served on the faculty of the IADC Trial Academy, the TADC Trial Academy and the Texas College of Trial Advocacy.

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • Thomson Reuters –Texas Super Lawyers (2004-2017)
  • Woodward/White, Inc. – Best Lawyers in America, Texas’ Best Lawyers, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants (2017-2018); Best Lawyers in America, Texas’ Best Lawyers, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2018)
  • Memberships

    • American Bar Association
    • American Board of Trial Advocates
    • Defense Research Institute
    • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel
    • Houston Bar Association
    • International Association of Defense Counsel, Trial Academy (Faculty, 2010)
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Trial Academy (Faculty, 2007)
    • Texas Bar Foundation
    • Texas College of Trial Advocacy
    • Transportation Industry Defense Association

Overview

With more than 34 years of experience, Cliff has earned his stripes as a veteran trial lawyer, having tried more than 170 cases to jury verdict and having handled cases in virtually every corner of the state.

Cliff’s vast experience in transportation litigation, products liability, premises liability, toxic tort, wrongful death, negligence, oil field and refinery accidents, construction litigation and commercial cases has resulted not only in numerous courtroom victories for his clients, but has also won him the respect of his peers, who have selected him to be included in Thomson Reuters “Texas Super Lawyers” list in the area of Personal Injury – Defense every year since 2004. He has also been named by Woodward/White, Inc. to the Best Lawyers in America list since 2017 in the area of Personal Injury – Defendants and in the 2018 list in the area of Product Liability – Defendants. His extensive courtroom experience and reputation have also equipped him to achieve quick and efficient pretrial settlements for a variety of clients.

As a frequent speaker on various topics involving trial tactics, Cliff served on the faculty of the IADC Trial Academy, the TADC Trial Academy and the Texas College of Trial Advocacy.

Experience

  • Products Liability

    Successfully defended a leading manufacturer of personnel lifts in a products liability case in which, after a three week jury trial, the general contractor for the Baylor

  • Products Liability

    Successfully defended a leading manufacturer of personnel lifts in a products liability case in which the court changed Texas products liability law, specifically

  • Products Liability + Brain Damage

    Successfully tried and ultimately settled, for a very nominal amount, a products liability case involving a significant head injury on behalf of a heavy equipment manufacturer.

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