Practices
Industries
    Education
    • University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1980, with honors
    • University of Rhode Island, B.S., 1972, Zoology
    Bar Admissions
    • Texas, 1980
    • United States District Court Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas
    Languages
    Ronald D. Wamsted
    Ronald D. Wamsted Photo
    Of Counsel
    rwamsted@thompsoncoe.com
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    Austin
    701 Brazos
    Suite 1500
    Austin, Texas 78701
    512-703-5080 direct  |  512-708-8777 fax
    Assistant:
    Trudy Rush
    512-703-5082 direct
    trush@thompsoncoe.com
    Overview

    Ron Wamsted has extensive experience in civil litigation concentrating on products liability work. He has also done insurance defense and litigated contractual matters. Since becoming the Team Leader for Ford Motor Company eight years ago, Ron has defended or resolved catastrophic product cases in over 100 counties in Texas. He also represents Ford Motor Company in settlement negotiations in litigation matters throughout the United States. Prior to that Ron defended insured’s on all manners of litigation issues in Central Texas.

    Representative Experience

    • Defended Amusement Parks / Traveling Carnivals against negligence claims across Texas.
    • Defended insured drivers against all manner of negligence claims allegedly causing death or serious injury.
    • Defended contractors against owners in million dollar claims for faulty or poor workmanship.

    Professional and Community Activities
    • Member ABA
    • Member DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar - 2006
    • Member Travis County Bar Association
    • Army - Captain RA - 5 years, mainly in Texas
    Professional Recognition
    • Nominated by peers to The Best Lawyers in America® for 2006 - 2018 in the fields of Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants and Product Liability Litigation-Defendants. (Copyright 2013 by Woodard/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).
    • “Top Defense Verdict of 2005” in the National Law Journal and Defense Research Institute.
    • Named by Law & Politics magazine as a Texas Super Lawyer® for Personal Injury Defense:Products 2007-2014.
    • Named by Law & Politics magazine's Texas Super Lawyers® - Super Lawyer, Corporate Counsel Edition for Civil Litigation Defense 2008-2010.
    • “AV” Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell.

    Best Lawyers 2015 - Ron Wamstead