Clients come to us in chaotic situations. We fight back against their unfair circumstances and tell the story of what they've been through. When we do our job right, clients feel like a weight has been lifted.We focus on building meaningful relationships with our clients. We believe that quality is more important than quantity. We limit our caseload so that we can spend the time with each client to get them feeling like themselves again.
I was blessed with a diverse upbringing that has allowed me to meet and connect with people across many different cultures. My name, Rian (pronounced like “Ian” with an R in front of it), comes from my Irish heritage. I was born there, my dad’s side still lives there, and going back brings me a certain kind of peace and calmness. My mom’s side gave me my Texas roots. I grew up in Houston, and my wife and I (and our dogs) now love calling Southwest Austin home.
I have always rooted for the underdog. I don’t like how the system favors big companies over individuals, and I thrive on being part of the fight to help everyday people match up against these powerful corporations.
Before (and after) becoming a lawyer, I handled economic loss claims for individuals businesses that lost paychecks and income due to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. My accounting background helps me understand, analyze, and argue for my clients’ economic losses.
In eight years against BP, I helped clients ranging from shrimp boat deckhands to seafood processors and distributors recover more than $50 million from various claims facilities acting on behalf of BP.
As an attorney I have represented people against drivers who weren’t paying attention their surroundings, companies that refused to fix dangerous conditions on their properties, and businesses that negligently entrusted their vehicles to unsafe employees.