Mark Murray

Stevenson & Murray
24 Greenway Plz Ste 750
Houston, TX 77046
(713) 622-3223
www.stevensonmurray.com


In 2005 Mark joined John Stevenson, bringing to the firm his exceptional record of success and expertise in complex personal injury litigation and plaintiffs’ rights.
Born in Colorado and raised in North Houston, Mark graduated from Baylor University where he excelled in national debate competitions and honed his leadership skills as president of his fraternity. He brought that same level of focus to the South Texas College of Law Houston, further developing his exceptional advocacy skills and earning selection to the prestigious Order of the Barristers. Upon graduation from law school, Mark began his career at Turner, Hendryx and Gasgoyne, litigating cases for defendants in wrongful death and product liability cases before moving to the firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Matthews & Friend to litigate for injured victims.

Mark has practiced law ever since to protect the rights of victims of negligence and wrongdoing, achieving a list of accomplishments and legal achievements few litigators attain. Texas Monthly has named him a Texas Super Lawyer every year since 2003, placing Mark in the top 5% of personal injury attorneys in the state (he is currently listed in the Texas Super Lawyers Top Lawyers and the Houston Region Top 100). In 2011 Mark achieved the No. 1 Texas jury verdict for a workplace safety claim, which was affirmed on appeal by the Texas Court of Appeals and was subsequently inducted into the Texas Verdicts Hall of Fame in 2013. He is a certified member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, placing him among the top 1% of U.S. trial attorneys. He was most recently named a Top 10 Attorney, Personal Injury by the National Academy of Personal Injury Lawyers.

Mark has a long history of giving back to the legal and educational community. He strives to improve the advocacy skills of young lawyers as an adjunct professor at South Texas College of Law Houston, where he has taught for more than 25 years. He is a past president of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association and a life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, the largest charitably funded bar foundation in the country. He served as the 2011 president of the South Texas Alumni Association and is a frequent State Bar of Texas lecturer and contributor. The Klein ISD has recognized Mark on its Alumni Hall of Honor Wall. He received the 2014 South Texas College of Law Houston Alumni Impact Award and was recently honored with the establishment of a scholarship in his name.

Bar Admissions
Texas, 1991
New York, 2006
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1991
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1995
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2007

Certifications and Specialties
Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1996
Civil Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2000
Civil Pre-Trial Practice, 2010

Education
South Texas College of Law Houston, Doctor of Jurisprudence, 1990
Baylor University, Bachelor of Arts, 1987

Practice Areas
Admiralty and Maritime Law
Jones Act
Aviation Accidents
Railroad Accidents
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Commercial Litigation
Wrongful Death

Professional Affiliations
State Bar of Texas
American Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Houston Bar Association
Houston Young Lawyers Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
American Association for Justice
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Certified Member
Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Life Member

Awards
America’s Top 100 Attorneys®
Texas Super Lawyer, Texas Monthly Publication, 2003 – present
2019 Texas Best Lawyers, Personal Injury Litigation, Houston, Wall Street Journal
Standing Ovation Award, TexasBarCLE, 2019
Texas Super Lawyers, Top 100 Attorneys in Texas, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Texas Super Lawyers Top 100 Attorneys, Houston Region, 2011-2019
National Trial Lawyers Top 100, 2015-2020
National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Top 10 Attorneys, Personal Injury, 2015-2018
National Association of Distinguished Counsel, Nation’s Top 1%
Texas Lawyer Top 100 Verdicts, 2010-2012
Texas Lawyer/Verdict Search Hall of Fame, #1 Texas Workplace Safety Verdict, 2011
Recipient of the South Texas College of Law Alumni Impact Award, 2014
and establishment of the Mark T. Murray – Alumni Association Annual Fund Scholarship, 2014
Houstonia Magazine, Top Lawyers, Personal Injury
H-Texas Magazine, Houston Top Lawyers, Personal Injury
Klein ISD, Alumni Hall of Honor
“AV” Rated in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory