B. Ross Pringle

B. Ross Pringle

President, Managing Shareholder
Location:
Austin, Texas
Phone:
512-961-4389
800-787-9579
Fax:
512-476-5382
Email:

Biography

Upon his graduation from law school, Mr. Pringle accepted a position as briefing attorney at the Fifth Judicial District Court of Appeals in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Pringle joined the firm of Wright & Greenhill, P.C. in October 1988 and became a shareholder in January 1996. During his tenure at Wright & Greenhill, P.C. Mr. Pringle has tried over 40 jury trials. Mr. Pringle represents and advises insurers, businesses, non-profit corporations, governmental entities, employers, individuals, and schools in a broad range of civil litigation including whistleblower actions, personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, defamation, products liability, property damage, construction, insurance, breach of contract and employment matters. Mr. Pringle also defends individuals in state and federal criminal and administrative proceedings. In addition to his practice of law, Mr. Pringle frequently lectures on various legal and insurance related topics.

Representative Work

Over the past 25 years, Mr. Pringle's trial practice has focused on prosecuting and defending serious property, personal injury and damage claims, including:

  • Serving as a lead attorney of the Wright & Greenhill trial team that prosecuted civil Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act cases against the largest generic drug manufacturers in the world and obtained settlements resulting in payments of over $270 million dollars to the State of Texas and the United States;
  • Obtaining no liability jury verdicts in cases involving wrongful death, environmental waste spill, first-party bad faith, product liability, premises liability, traffic accidents, intentional assault, slander, intentional infliction of emotional distress, invasion of privacy and employment cases.
  • Tried lawsuits in state courts all over the state of Texas and obtained favorable jury verdicts for individual and commercial clients.
  • Represented general contractors and subcontractors in multi-million dollar claims and lawsuits involving construction defects, design defects, and contract claims.

Community

Mr. Pringle lives in Austin with his wife, Suzanne and two children. Mr. Pringle is active in the community, having served as a Boy Scout Den Leader, Youth Soccer Coach, and Little League Baseball Coach.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1988

Areas of Practice

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Qui Tam, Whistleblower Actions
  • Serious Personal Injury and Death
  • Insurance Defense
  • Construction Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Defamation
  • Premises Liability

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1989

Education

  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, Texas
    • J.D. - 1987
    • Law Review: Texas Tech University Law Review, Research Editor
    • Law Review: Texas Tech University Law Review, Outstanding Editor , 1986 - 1987
  • Texas Tech University
    • B.B.A. - 1983
  • Texas Tech University
    • B.A. - 1983
  • Unversité de Nice, France - 1981

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Super Lawyer® magazine (a ThomsonReuters publication), 2015 - 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel , 1989 - Present
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel , Young Lawyer Committee , 1993 - 1994
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel , Board of Directors, 1995 - 2004

Pro Bono Activities

  • Boy Scout Den Leader
  • Youth Soccer Coach
  • Little League Baseball Coach

Languages

  • French