Preston D. Hutson focuses his practice primarily in the area of commercial litigation. He has spent the majority of his career defending businesses against all manner of personal injury claims, from general negligence and premises liability claims to dram shop liability and allegedly defective products. Mr. Hutson’s experience includes managing large, multi-party defective products litigation involving numerous claims across multiple jurisdictions.
Mr. Hutson received his undergraduate degree in political science before attending Texas A&M University where he obtained his Masters of Arts in the same subject. Before attending the University of Houston Law Center, Mr. Hutson spent several years working for the Texas Senate. As a legislative staff member, Mr. Hutson aided the Senate’s passage of both the omnibus insurance reform and the legislative effort to transition the State Board of Insurance into the Texas Department of Insurance.
Throughout his career, he has developed a unique ability to help companies identify and control potential risks. Mr. Hutson’s defense of a national Real Estate Investment Trust enables him to counsel clients to avoid a broad array of potential liability claims with updated protocols and procedures and to manage potential risks through indemnity and release agreements.
Mr. Hutson is a Fellow with Texas Bar Foundation. He has served as an Editor of The Houston Lawyer, the legal journal of the Houston Bar Association. He has also served on the Association’s Habitat for Humanity Committee in its effort to provide quality housing in Houston.