Ruth B. Downes

    *Ruth Downes is Of Counsel to the firm.

    Practice Areas

    Commercial Litigation and Appeals

    Education

    University of Texas School of Law, cum laude - J.D., May 1990

    University of Illinois - M.F.A., August 1986

    University of Michigan, magna cum laude - B.F.A., May 1983

    Prior Affiliations

    Holman, Keeling & York, P.C. (2001-2004)

    Clements, O'Neill, Pierce, Wilson & Fulkerson, L.L.P. (1993-2001)

    Porter & Clements, L.L.P. (1990-1993)

    Bar Admissions

    Texas by the Supreme Court of Texas

    United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

    United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

    United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

    Community Involvement

    Board of Directors, Museum of Printing History, 2007-2012 (Board Chairman, 2010-2011)

    MPH Printers Guild, 2007-2011 (President, 2007-2010)

    Volunteer, Texas Seaport Museum, Galveston, Texas, 1993-2007

    Editor, ELISSA Log, Newsletter of 1877 Barque ELISSA, 2005-2007

    Editorial Board, The Houston Lawyer, 1996-2000 (Editor-in-Chief, 1999; HBA's President's Award, May 2000)