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Awards & Recognitions


Reich Chandler Outstanding Advocate Award (TTLA)

Reid Martin and Jack Walker both have been recipients of the prestigious Reich Chandler Outstanding Advocate Award, honoring an attorney for the effective representation of clients and a demonstrated commitment to ethics and professionalism in the practice of law. The Texas Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA) recognized Reid in 2021 and Jack in 2014 for their untiring devotion to the rights of their clients.

Best Lawyers in America by BL Rankings

Jack Walker, Reid Martin and Marisa Allen have been named among the nation’s top legal practitioners in the area of plaintiffs personal injury litigation by The Best Lawyers in America.

Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters

Reid Martin, Jack Walker and Marisa Allen have repeatedly earned inclusion to the Texas Super Lawyers listing which is reserved for less than five percent of all attorneys in Texas, and based on professional achievement, peer review and independent research.

Best Law Firms by Best Lawyers

Martin Walker has earned recognition from Best Lawyers to be ranked among the Best Law Firms in plaintiffs in personal injury litigation. For the complete rankings, visit https://www.bestlawfirms.com/.

Verdicts Hall of Fame by Texas Lawyer

Martin Walker earned recognition in Texas Lawyer’s Verdicts Hall of Fame for their record $43 million medical malpractice verdict won in 2018 against East Texas Medical Center. The Verdicts Hall of Fame recognizes the nation’s most significant jury verdicts from 2015-2019.

500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers Nationally by Lawdragon

Jack Walker, Reid Martin and Marisa Allen have been recognized by Lawdragon as three of the 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers in the U.S. for 2022.

Top 100 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers (NTL)

Jack Walker and Reid Martin have been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers organization among the list of Top 100 Trial Lawyers. The NTL Top 100 is comprised of the premier trial lawyers from each state who meet stringent qualifications as civil plaintiff or defense lawyers.

Top Verdicts in Texas by VerdictSearch

Martin Walker was recognized in 2018 by VerdictSearch for their $43 million verdict in Pierce v. East Texas Medical Center, et al. It was the largest Medical Malpractice verdict statewide, as published by Texas Lawyer.

Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law

Reid Martin and Jack Walker hold board certification in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and specialize in helping victims and their families who have been injured from medical mistakes, defective products, auto accidents, and negligence by another party or individual.

Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law

Marisa Allen holds board certification in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, ensuring that a smart, robust appellate strategy is part of all preparation for trial. 

AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Martin Walker lawyers have earned an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell for the highest ethical standards and professional ability.

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

Jack Walker, Reid Martin, and Marisa Allen are each ABOTA members, with Jack and Reid previously serving in leadership positions. ABOTA is an invitation-only organization and members must have tried at least 10 civil jury trials to conclusion and possess additional litigation experience.

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Jack Walker is a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. Fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.


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