Baron & Budd - Baron & Budd, P.C. provides comprehensive legal representation for a wide array of clients.
Highly regarded as one of the nation’s leading trial attorneys, Russell Budd serves as President and Managing Shareholder of Baron & Budd, P.C. Over the course of his career as a trial attorney, Russell Budd has received numerous distinguished awards, including the Harry M. Philo Trial Lawyer of the Year Award in 2010 and the Wiedemann Wysocki National Finance Council Award in 2007. Throughout the decades Russell Budd has been instrumental in the successful litigation of individual asbestos claims nationwide and helped to negotiate a landmark settlement of $4 billion with Halliburton for harms they caused workers through asbestos exposure. Russell Budd has since led Baron & Budd in important legal battles regarding issues such as the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, unsafe pharmaceuticals and drinking water contamination. Representing 153 public water providers, including municipalities, water agencies and private water companies from 17 states, Baron & Budd headed negotiations to achieve a nearly half a billion dollar settlement with many of America’s leading oil companies over drinking water contamination caused by the gasoline additive Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE). One of the country’s largest plaintiffs’ law firms, Baron & Budd is composed of over 200 people. The law firm is based in Dallas, Texas, with established offices located in Austin, Texas; Los Angeles, California; Miami, Florida; and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Having achieved an array of honors and awards as an active law firm, Baron & Budd has been named repeatedly by The National Law Journal as one of the top plaintiffs’ law firms in the nation. The highly experienced attorneys at Baron and Budd represent a wide array of notable qualifications. Further information regarding the law firm of Baron & Budd, P.C. can be found online at www.baronandbudd.com.