HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Houston trial lawyer Jim M. Perdue, Jr. has been named the Best Lawyers® 2016 Houston Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs “Lawyer of the Year.” Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is being honored as a “Lawyer of the Year.” Mr. Perdue was also selected for inclusion in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© in two categories: Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Medical Malpractice Litigation – Plaintiffs. Mr. Perdue has now been listed in Best Lawyers® for 10 consecutive years (2006-2016).
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Jim M. Perdue, Jr. is a partner with Perdue & Kidd, a national litigation practice focused on trying lawsuits in cases involving defective medical products, pharmaceutical liability claims, and catastrophic injuries of all types. Perdue recently led trial teams in Los Angeles, Miami, and Chicago. He is one of only a few Texas trial lawyers to become Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and Medical Professional Liability by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys.
Mr. Perdue is also listed among the “Top 100 Attorneys in Texas” for 2015 in Texas Monthly by Thomson Reuters, where he has been named a “Texas Super Lawyer” since the list’s inception 11 years ago in 2004. Mr. Perdue has achieved numerous professional honors, including being named an Advocate in the American Board of Trial Advocates, a Fellow in the International Society of Barristers, and Fellow in Litigation Counsel of America, achieved only through invitation from other attorneys with proven records of trial success.
Mr. Perdue has won multi-million dollar verdicts for cases involving pharmaceutical liability, medical device defects, work place injury, and medical malpractice. Perdue also has spoken at over 100 continuing legal education courses across the country and published multiple legal articles on a wide range of topics.