Dedicated to Ethics and Success

Tommy Fibich, Founding Partner
 

"We believe in family values - the right to earn an honest living
free of corporate negligence and wrongdoing."

Founding Partner

Tommy Fibich is a founding partner in the firm of Fibich Hampton. He received his BBA from the University of Texas and his J.D. from the University of Houston, where he was a member of the Order of the Barons, the highest honorary legal scholastic society at the University of Houston Law Center.

Board Certified in Civil Trial Law

Mr. Fibich is Board Certified in civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specilaization, and is a member of American Board of Trial Advocates. He enjoys being a frequent speaker and lecturer across the nation on several issues. Mr. Fibich has been involved in numerous mass torts cases, including psychiatric hospital abuse cases, Fen/Phen, Baycol, Ephedra and Fentanyl drug cases, and Jehovah's Witness sexual abuse cases.  Recently Mr. Fibich has led the firm's involvement with BP economic damages cases, consumer fraud cases, pharmaceutical failure to warn cases, as well as the civilian contractor  

Stands up to big business for you

Mr. Fibich was plaintiff's counsel for the first Fen/Phen class action certified in the United States and won the first judgment against the makers of Fentanyl and the Duragesic pain patch.  In 2008, Fibich Hampton secured a settlement from KBR Inc. on behalf a soldier killed in Iraq while assisting the corporate contractor's work crew. He currently represents wounded drivers and the family members of those killed when a KBR convoy was ambushed in an active combat zone in Iraq.

Respected by peers

In 2003, Mr. Fibich became a Texas Super Lawyer via a voting process sponsored by Thomson Reuters.  Mr. Fibich was featured in Texas Monthly after receiving this honor by Thomson Reuters. Each year since 2003, and through 2010, Mr. Fibich has been voted a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters.

Martindale-Hubbell has also awarded Mr. Fibich with an AV rating, ranking him with the highest level of professional excellence for twenty five years. 

Areas of Practice:

Pharmaceutical Drug Litigation
Nursing Home Litigation
Product Liability

Certification/Specialties:

Board Certified in Civil Trial Law
by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions:

Texas, 1974
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1976
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1976
U.S. Supreme Court, 1978
U.S. Tax Court, 1986

Education:

University of Houston Law Center
Houston, Texas, 1974
J.D.
Honors: Member, Order of the Barons
Honors: Honorary Legal Scholastic Society

University of Texas
Austin, Texas, 1970
B.B.A.

Honors and Awards:

Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters
2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships:

American Board of Trial Advocates
Member

Recent Publications:

The Future of Civil Litigation: Counterpoint, After Wyeth Why Section 82.007, in Light of Wyeth v. Levine,
Prevents Texans from Holding Drugmakers to FDA Standards, by Tommy Fibich and Joe Melugin, Texas Bar Journal, May 2009

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision Wyeth v. Levine, a misguided Texas statute faces a new challenge.

   

(Member ABoTA, SuperLawyers by Thomson Reuters, Board Certified in civil trial law by Texas Board of Legal Specialization)

 

 
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