Raul M. Calderon • Bair Hilty, P.C.

Mr. Calerdon has practiced law for more than 35 years, primarily in the litigation of personal injury and commercial lawsuits. He is a native Spanish speaker and is fluent in both English and Spanish. He was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas.

Mr. Calderon has experience in state, federal and bankruptcy courts. His practice has involved all aspects of litigation including jury trials, trial preparation, court hearings, all phases of discovery, including hundreds of depositions of plaintiffs, fact and expert witnesses more than a hundred mediations and appellate work. He has handled hundreds of lawsuits in multiple and wide ranging areas of law including cases involving the FELA, personal injury, lender liability, premises lability products liability, breach of contract, attorney malpractice, DTPA, trademark infringement, defamation, wrongful discharge, employment discrimination, workers compensation, insurance defense, construction litigation, suits for structural damage to the foundations of houses and apartments, and toxic tort cases based on alleged asbestos exposure.

Notable cases in which Mr. Calderon has been actively involved included the large and complex lawsuit with respect to the construction of South Texas Nuclear Power Plant. He was one of the five attorneys who successfully represented one of the plaintiffs, the City of San Antonio. The suit concluded with a settlement that at the time was reportedly the largest cash legal settlement in U.S. history. In addition, Mr. Calderon managed for more than five years a team of numerous attorneys, legal assistants and support personnel while defending a large corporate client in thousands of asbestos exposure lawsuits filed across Texas and the southwest region of the United States. In the last eight years, Mr. Calderon’s practice focused on the transportation industry, representing Union Pacific Railroad Company in multiple FELA lawsuits. His practice at Bair Hilty likewise is concentrated in the transportation industry, representing multiple trucking companies.  


CONTACT INFORMATION
Email: rcalderon@bairhilty.com
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AREAS OF PRACTICE:
Transportation Law
FELA Law
Personal Injury Litigation
Commercial Litigation
General Liability and Insurance Defense
Toxic Tort Law

BAR ADMISSIONS:
State Bar of Texas
U.S. Northern District of Texas
U.S. Western Districk of Texas
Federal Courts Southern Distric of Texas

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

Harris County Bar Association