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Practice areas


  1. Business: 45%
    47 years, 250 cases
  2. Intellectual Property: 25%
    25 years, 12 cases
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
    28 years, 55 cases
  4. Employment & Labor: 10%
    23 years, 10 cases



Hourly ($475-525/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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    Fantastic lawyer, counselor and strategist. I absolutely endorse Rick for any complex matter or litigation.


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    Rick's a top notch trial lawyer. I've had the pleasure of working for and with him for 10 years. Great experience!


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Contact info

Taube Summers Harrison Taylor Meinzer Brown LLP

100 Congress Avenue
18th Floor
Austin, TX, 78701


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 196810/19/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2015
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2015
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2014
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2014
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2013
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2013
Go To Lawyer for Intellectual Property LitigationALM2013
Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Best Lawyer in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
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Texas Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Senior PartnerFritz Byrne Head & Harrison PLLC2002 - 2015
Partner, Litigation Coordinator - Austin, TX officeJones Day Reavis & Pogue1987 - 1994
PartnerMcGinnis, Lochridge & Kilgore1978 - 1987
Asst. Attorney GeneralTexas Attorney General1973 - 1978
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of TexasMember1968 - 1968
Austin Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Lone Star Steel v Scott 759 S.W.2d 144$6.8 million recovery for client
California v Texasrecovered $50 million for State of Texas
Snead v Redlands Aggregate0 recovery for plaintiff and $1 million for Redlands Aggregate on counterclaim for libel
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Texas School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1968
University of Texas System, AustinN/AB.B.A.1966