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Stan Perry's practice focuses on toxic tort, product liability, and mass tort litigation. His experience includes leading teams of attorneys in multi-state and multidistrict litigation (MDL) to achieve client's objectives, whether that is trying lawsuits or resolving litigation efficiently and effectively. Stan has extensive experience in applying the standards for the admissibility of expert testimony in state and federal courts, including motions to challenge experts under Daubert, Frye, and other standards.

He has served as local counsel, trial counsel, and national counsel in mass tort, product liablity, and toxic tort lawsuits. He is currently one of the team leads for Reed Smith’s defense of a wholesale distributor in the opioid litigation. Stan’s role includes oversight of 10 states, working with local counsel, and coordinating strategies and plans for cases in state and federal court.


  • University of Virginia School of Law, 1990, J.D., Senior Editorial Board of The Journal of Law and Politics; Honor Counsel
  • Baylor University, 1987, B.A., Dean's Distinguished Lists

  • Texas
  • Illinois

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Arkansas

  • Baylor University Law School -Adjunct Professor - Litigation Management LLM
  • State Bar of Texas, The Pro Bono College
  • State Bar of Texas, Standing Committee, Lawyers' Assistance Program (TLAP), member of TLAP 2011-2018, chair 2015 - 2016
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
  • State Bar of Texas, Litigation Section
  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • Houston Bar Association, Litigation Section

  • Honorable E. Gerald Tremblay, Circuit Court - Albemarle County, Virginia

Awards & Recognition

  • Selected through peer review as "Lawyer of the Year" for Oil and Gas Law in The Best Lawyers in America©, 2023
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Oil and Gas Law, 2013-2023, and Energy Law, 2023
  • Selected for inclusion in the Texas Super Lawyers list for Class Action, 2005-2022

Civic Involvement

  • Jefferson Award for Public Service, 2014
  • Kids In Need of Defense (KIND) -Houston Advisory Committee Member, pro bono counsel, and recipient of 2019 KINDest Pro Bono Advocate award
  • Tahirih Justice Center -Pro bono counsel