Oct. 19, 2011 - Best Lawyers has named University of Houston Law Center Adjunct Professor John F. Unger as the “Houston Best Lawyers Admiralty & Maritime Law Lawyer of the Year” for 2012. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. .
Unger is the Managing Partner of Royston Rayzor. His trials and appeals have included representation of numerous vessel owners and operators of vessels in connection with personal injury litigation involving toxic torts, longshore, seamen and offshore worker claims, as well as non-personal injury litigation in the areas of product liability and commercial disputes.