Justin

K. Ratley

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

Overview

Justin handles a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters, and his primary goal for his clients is to identify and avoid litigation exposure when possible and navigate legal disputes when necessary. He represents publicly- and privately-held companies in both federal and state courts in contract disputes, personal injury, products liability, first-party insurance coverage, intellectual property, business ownership disputes and other complex commercial litigation matters.

Justin spent more than 11 years working as a Special Agent for the U.S. Army and the U.S. Intelligence Community. Justin’s specialized background gives him an edge on opposing parties. His ability to scrutinize complex factual details and find the key evidence has repeatedly changed the tide of litigation.

Prior to joining Munsch Hardt, Justin served as an attorney at a corporate law firm in its Houston, Texas office.

Education

Admissions

Achievements

  • Thomson Reuters – Texas Rising Stars (2019)
  • Memberships

    • American Bar Association
    • Houston Bar Association
    • Houston Volunteer Lawyer (Pro Bono Case Volunteer)
    • Houston Young Lawyer’s Association
    • Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Texas Young Lawyer’s Association
    • University of Houston Alumni Association
  • Languages

    • Korean

Overview

Justin handles a wide variety of complex commercial litigation matters, and his primary goal for his clients is to identify and avoid litigation exposure when possible and navigate legal disputes when necessary. He represents publicly- and privately-held companies in both federal and state courts in contract disputes, personal injury, products liability, first-party insurance coverage, intellectual property, business ownership disputes and other complex commercial litigation matters.

Justin spent more than 11 years working as a Special Agent for the U.S. Army and the U.S. Intelligence Community. Justin’s specialized background gives him an edge on opposing parties. His ability to scrutinize complex factual details and find the key evidence has repeatedly changed the tide of litigation.

Prior to joining Munsch Hardt, Justin served as an attorney at a corporate law firm in its Houston, Texas office.

Experience

  • Products Liability Litigation

    Represented a multinational oxygen production company in the successful resolution of a negligence and products liability suit involving more than $100 MM in

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  • Oil & Gas + IP Litigation

    Represented a large oil and gas services company in the favorable resolution of a complex dispute over the ownership of intellectual property reportedly worth more

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  • Insurance Litigation

    Represented a multinational industrial company in the successful resolution of a contentious multi-million dollar insurance coverage case.

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