Chris Trent's trial practice involves a blend of automotive component product liability cases, other product liability cases, mass torts, toxic torts, construction, and commercial litigation.
Mr. Trent serves on a national trial/expert team for one of the world's largest tire manufacturers in product liability matters and has participated in pre-trial matters and/or trials in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Puerto Rico.
Mr. Trent serves as a national counsel for one of the world's largest industrial gas companies in mass tort and toxic tort litigation. In addition to his trial practice, Mr. Trent has argued appellate matters in Texas State Appellate Courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas
Texas State Courts
Oklahoma State Courts
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Vanderbilt University, 1988, magna cum laude
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1991, cum laude
Houston Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
Texas Association of Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute
International Association of Defense Counsel
Honored as a 'Rising Star' by Texas Monthly, 2004, 2005
Honored as 'Texas Super Lawyer' - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Honored as 'Houston Top Lawyer' by H-Texas Magazine - 2009
At Johnson Trent we believe that a successful legal practice is measured by the outcomes we achieve for our clients. Respecting your needs and understanding your business are at the heart of what we do. Building upon that history of personal service, we draw from extensive courtroom experience and outstanding litigation resources to get the job done - with common sense, creativity and integrity.
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