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Mr. Sikes started his career in 1995 as a federal law clerk to United States District Judge, Filemon B. Vela (Southern District of Texas).  He then began practicing law with the law firm of Royston, Rayzor, Vickery and Williams LLP in 1996.  Mr. Sikes was promoted to partner in December of 2001 and remains a partner to this day.


Mr Sikes is an AV rated attorney with a broad civil trial practice.  His practice has a special emphasis on construction defect cases, personal injury/wrongful death cases, commercial cases, maritime matters and massive toxic tort litigation.  In addition, he handles labor/employment issues and some transaction work. 



Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 60%
    20 years
  2. Insurance: 10%
    20 years
  3. Commercial Real Estate: 10%
    20 years
  4. Employment: 10%
    20 years
  5. Maritime: 10%
    20 years

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  • Michael Raphael Cowen

    Eddie Sikes is a hardworking and effective advocate for his clients. I have faced him in court, and he is a great lawyer.


    Michael Cowen Car accident Attorney
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Contact info

Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, LLP

55 Cove Cir.
Brownsville, TX, 78521


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199507/16/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyersThomson Reuters2013
AV Peer Review RatingMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Ownership PartnerRoyston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, LLP1996 - Present
Federal Law ClerkUnited States District Court For The Southern District Of Texas1995 - 1996
Association namePosition nameDuration
Cameron County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Federal Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of TexasMemberN/A
Cameron County Young Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Southeastern Admiralty Law InstituteMemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of North TexasN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Society for Human Resource ManagementEmployment Law Update 20142014
Defense Research Institute Annual Meeting, trial tactics subcommitteeUsing your iPad at Trial (co-presenter with Jennifer Tricker)2013
Employment Law Seminar - CLEEmployee Misconduct and Workplace TortsN/A
Chartis continuing adjuster educationEmployee Misconduct and Workplace TortsN/A
Chartis -- continuing adjuster educationContractual Risk Transfer - Indemnity AgreementsN/A
Cameron County SHRM MeetingLegislative UpdateN/A