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Ross Holiday Jones

Senior Counsel
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Ross Jones litigates transportation and auto accident cases, oil and gas matters, and maritime claims. He also represents insurers and their insureds in first-party claims, personal lines, and commercial lines.

Ross represents his clients in transportation and auto accident cases, premises liability claims, oil and gas litigation maritime claims. He handles personal injury and property damage claims, well blowout cases, environmental contamination, and first-party property defense work, most recently related to losses sustained by Texas policyholders in hurricanes over the past decade.

Ross also represents insurers and their insureds over his nearly 25 years in practice. He has tried and arbitrated cases in state and federal courts in Texas for policyholders in personal lines, commercial lines, errors and omissions, and first-party claims. Ross also has numerous appellate cases to his credit, including cases of first impression with opinions favorable to insurers and insureds on issues of waiver, coverage and employment. Ross has handled and tried cases throughout Texas and in many different venues, from the Rio Grande Valley to central, east and southeast Texas.

In recent years, much of Ross’ work has been focused on oil and gas litigation, including personal injury and property damage cases, well blowout losses, environmental contamination and pipeline rupture and failure cases. Ross has represented landowners, vessel owners, operators, drilling contractors, service companies and quality control inspectors in cases throughout southeast Texas.

Ross has represented drivers and transportation companies in personal injury and property damage litigation for most of his career. His cases have ranged from small property damage claims to catastrophic 18-wheeler collisions and fatality cases. He also handles first-party claims against carriers for uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage claims.

Ross has handled numerous premises liability and construction liability cases during his career, including claims for premises defects, negligent activity cases and failure to warn claims. Representative clients include road construction companies, asphalt companies, construction groups and independent contractors, such as electricians, plumbers and scaffold companies. Ross has also represented clients in professional liability matters and construction defect cases, including design professionals and engineers.


J.D., South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas, 1995
B.S., Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 1990

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Texas
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of Texas


  • Obtained no cause findings on behalf of nationwide property manager on separate claims of disability discrimination and Retaliation before the Texas Workforce Commission.
  • Tried multi-million dollar Jones Act case to verdict in federal court in Texas in January 2021, resulting in settlement favorable to client at conclusion of evidence.