Ruth B. Downes

*Ruth Downes is Of Counsel to the firm.

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation and Appeals


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)

Keeling & Fredrickson, P.C. 

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