Ross Asher - Shareholder

2800 Post Oak Blvd.
Floor 57
Houston, TX 77056


Ross Asher is a shareholder in the litigation section of Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC. His practice focuses on civil litigation in the areas of insurance defense, toxic torts, products liability, serious injury and wrongful death cases. He holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is a testament that a lawyers peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. 

Mr. Asher has over 25 years of experience defending products and premises liability cases related to claims of chemical exposure, including mass tort cases. He has argued before the 1st and 14th Courts of Appeal of the State of Texas as well as the Texas Supreme Court. Additionally, Mr. Asher has been admitted Pro Hac Vice and represented clients in the states of Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, New Jersey, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, California, Oregon, North Carolina, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Washington.

Prior to entering law school, Mr. Asher spent eight years in the welding and steel fabrication trade. During this time he received valuable experience in numerous aspects of steel construction and fabrication including welding processes, metallurgy, destructive and non-destructive testing methods, metal fatigue, catastrophic metal failures, and forensic testing of materials. Mr. Asher has utilized these and other skills in the handling of cases involving claims of building defects, maritime structure defects, pressure vessel explosions and other types of structural failures.

Mr. Asher served on active duty as a United States Army Infantry Officer, including a tour of duty as a Rifle Platoon Leader in the Demilitarized Zone of the Republic of Korea. Mr. Asher has also served as an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice at Sam Houston State University.

Practice Areas 
Products Liability
Litigation Practice
Toxic Torts
Insurance Litigation
Construction Law

J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1987
Champion, Fisher, Gallagher, Perrin, and Lewis Mock Trial Tournament
American Jurisprudence Award (Torts)
B.S., Sam Houston State University, 1974

Honors and Awards
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Member, Houston Bar Association

Bar Admissions
State Bar of Texas
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of Texas