Ed Wallison’s principal area of practice is civil litigation involving business disputes and the defense of personal injury and medical malpractice claims. He is also a certified mediator with experience in a broad range of commercial and personal injury disputes.
A 1981 magna cum laude graduate of the University of Notre Dame School of Law, Ed’s legal career began with service as a law clerk for Hon. John F. Kilkenny of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Portland, Oregon.
Since returning to Texas in 1982, Ed’s legal career has included over 11 years as an Executive Director/Managing Trial Attorney for United Services Automobile Association, where he was primarily responsible for the defense of all third party indemnity litigation in Houston and its surrounding counties.
He has also represented former heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman in several business transactions and litigated matters. A veteran of over 200 first chair commercial and personal injury jury trials, he is admitted to practice before all Texas courts and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas.
- Represented a former heavyweight boxing champion incident to transactions involving the production and marketing of retail cooking products
- Defended a multi-state healthcare provider in litigation involving an elderly patient in one of its Texas facilities who was allegedly killed by fire ants
- Represented several long-term care facilities in litigation alleging that neglect and abuse caused the death of elderly and disabled residents
- Defended the excess carrier in one of the first lawsuits arising out of the death of a minor child as the result of the deployment of a passenger side airbag
- Represented a nationwide operator of coin operated laundromats in numerous commercial lease disputes
- Represented one of the nation’s largest providers of physical therapy services in litigation involving the validity of the non-compete provisions of its employment contracts
- J.D. University of Notre Dame, Magna Cum Laude
- B.S. Wilkes University, Magna Cum Laude
- Magistrate Selection Committee, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
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