For over eighteen years, attorney Rusty Harrison has represented hundreds of seriously injured Texans. As a partner with White Harrison Trial Lawyers he has successfully tried numerous wrongful death, medical malpractice, motor vehicle, and premises liability cases to verdict, including in some of the State’s toughest venues. He has also successfully resolved hundreds of other personal injury claims short of trial, resulting in many millions of dollars in recovery for his clients. It is his firmly held belief that preparing each and every case as if it will be tried to a jury ultimately results in the best possible recovery for the client. Besides many other very successful outcomes, one of Rusty’s verdicts was named Texas’s “Verdict of the Week” by Verdict Search publication.
Since 2008, Rusty Harrison has held AVVO’s highest available rating of “Superb.” Rusty is a past member of the Board of Directors of Texas Trial Lawyers Association. After graduation from law school, Rusty was selected for and then served a one-year term as Briefing Attorney to Judge Murry B. Cohen, First District Court of Appeals, Houston, Texas. During law school, he was named a member of the Editorial Board ofSouth Texas Law Review where he was Note & Comment Editor.
Rusty Harrison now plays a lead role in achieving exceptional results on behalf of the firm’s clients. Rusty aggressively represents plaintiffs in state and federal courts throughout Texas. His practice primarily focuses on representing plaintiffs in trucking, motor vehicle, premises liability, Jones Act, medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury cases.
Rusty is a sixth generation Texan. After graduating high school in Crockett in 1988, Rusty attended Sam Houston State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in Criminology before going on to earn a Master of Arts in English (emphasis in American literature) from Stephen F. Austin State University. After working for several years in his family’s agricultural interests, Rusty attended law school at South Texas College of Law where he earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence in May 1999. During law school, Rusty received the Dean’s Diversity Fellowship, numerous class high-grade awards, and was named a member of the South Texas Law Review where he served as both Assistant Research Editor (1997-98) and Note & Comment Editor (1998-99).
Rusty and his wife Teresa reside in Tomball. Teresa is an Interior Designer and owner if TMD Designs, a residential and commercial design firm. She is also one of the nation’s leading breeders of Biewer Terriers.