Paul Ferguson

Ferguson Law Firm
350 Pine Street, Ste 1440
Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 832-9700

Paul “Chip” Ferguson is an experienced and accomplished Beaumont personal injury lawyer who has handled cases across the United States over the course of his career, obtaining numerous record-setting verdicts along the way—including some that have been listed in the “Top 100 Verdicts” list by Verdict Search and “Top 10 Verdicts” by Lawyers USA. His work has led to justice for injury victims and recalls of dangerous products. Mr. Ferguson has had over 60 verdicts and settlements equal to or exceeding $1 million and over 10 exceeding $10 million. He is passionate, dedicated, and committed to serving his community in Southeast Texas with the highest possible standard of injury advocacy. Passion for Community Involvement & Giving Back When he is not working, Mr. Ferguson loves spending time with his wife Michelle and their eight children and three grandchildren. He is also highly committed to spending time giving back, serving as the sole benefactor of the Ferguson Sports Foundation, which he also runs. He is the former vice president of the “R” Association, past member of the Beaumont Country Club Board of Directors, and previously served as member and officer of the West End Little League’s Executive Committee. He is also a financial supporter of All Saints Episcopal School, which named its outdoor sports complex in his honor. His career in NCAA baseball for the Rice University Owls led to his induction in the Rice Hall of Fame and receiving of the Distinguished ‘R’ Award. The university’s press box at Reckling Park is named for him. He gave the single largest donation in school history to Rice’s athletic endowment in 1999, and a matching fund was created using some of these funds for the Gene Hackerman Scholarship for Women’s Athletics. Mr. Ferguson also received the inaugural “Q Award” for his “quality sportsmanship in youth sports. His wife Michelle is involved in Girls Haven, an organization that provides safe house facilities for girls in danger. Mr. Ferguson is admitted to practice in these courts: Texas  1982 Colorado  1994 United States District Court Western District of Texas United States District Court Eastern District of Texas United States Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit United States Supreme Court Admitted to practice pro haec vice in numerous federal and state courts nationwide Background & Education Mr. Ferguson grew up in Alvin, Texas and obtained his B.A. from Rice University in Houston, Texas before obtaining his J.D. at the University of Houston Law Center. He received his board certification in personal injury trial law from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 1990. AWARDS Accolades Mr. Ferguson has received over the course of his career include:  AV® Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®; 5.0 rating  Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers® 2012, 2014, 2016  Named among “Litigation Stars” by Benchmark Plaintiff Litigation  Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)  Member of the College of the State Bar of Texas  Inclusion in the Texas Top 100 by National Trial Lawyers Association  Inclusion in the National Top 10 by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys  Appointed a Member of the State Pattern Jury Charge Committee by the President of the Texas State Bar, 2014  Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation “To be named ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in three separate categories is humbling. I am not aware of any other lawyer in this area being so recognized. I believe this recognition speaks to my entire body of work throughout my legal career on behalf of those who have been injured or taken advantage of by others.”  Paul “Chip” Ferguson, Jr. PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS Mr. Ferguson is a member of the following legal organizations:  American Bar Association  Texas Bar Association  Jefferson County Bar Association  International Society of Barristers  Million Dollar Advocates Forum®  American Association of Justice  Texas Trial Lawyers Association  Southeast Texas Trial Lawyers Association