Hutson B. Smelley
Phone: (713) 337-5594
Fax: (713) 333-5984
Office Location: Houston
Hutson Smelley is a trial lawyer in the firm’s Houston office, with a focus on commercial and class action litigation and appellate work. His practice encompasses a broad range of commercial litigation matters, including construction litigation, insurance litigation, oil and gas litigation, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights litigation, securities fraud litigation, and other complex commercial matters. Hutson’s analytical background, which includes a master’s degree in mathematics, provides a tremendous resource for analyzing and formulating strategies on complex damages issues.
Hutson has represented clients in state and federal courts in Texas, California, Connecticut, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Wisconsin. He has participated in several domestic and international arbitrations, has bench and jury trial experience, and has handled numerous appeals.
Hutson is actively involved in church and enjoys spending time with his wife and kids. He also enjoys restoring Corvairs and collecting antique phonographs and radios.
Texas Rising Star, 2005–2009
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