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