Thomas C. Riney

Thomas C. Riney: Attorney with Riney & Mayfield LLP

Biography

Mr. Riney has practiced civil trial law in Amarillo for over 30 years. He is board certified in Civil Trial Law (Texas Board of Legal Specialization) and a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. His practice includes general civil litigation, commercial litigation, professional liability, products liability, healthcare related litigation and arbitration.

Tom was named as one of the "Top 100 Lawyers" in the state for the seventh time in 2013 in Texas Monthly magazine by Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters) and has been selected for inclusion in “The Best Lawyers in America” (Woodward White, Inc.). He was also named “Outstanding Defense Bar Leader in the Country” by Defense Research Institute.

A profile by the Texas Lawyer (American Lawyer Media) on the practice of law in Amarillo reported its survey of lawyers in Amarillo indicated Tom was “the defense lawyer to call for a bet the company case,” and is considered “very tough, thorough and always well prepared”.

A frequent author and lecturer, Tom has given nearly 100 presentations to lawyers on civil trial matters in continuing legal education seminars.

Tom has been married to his wife Sandy for over 40 years. They have two sons and five grandchildren.

Tom has been active in the Amarillo community having served as President of the Amarillo area council of the Boy Scouts of America, President of the Downtown Kiwanis Club, President of the Coffee Memorial Blood Center, Chair of the Board of Governors of Northwest Texas Healthcare System, and has served on the Board of Directors of Catholic Family Service.

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; American Board of Trial Advocates (Advocate; President, West Texas Chapter, 1991-1992); American Health Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute (Life Fellow); Texas Bar Foundation (Member, Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee, 2006-); American Bar Foundation.

(Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Products Liability
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Transportation
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Arbitration

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
806-468-3200  Phone
806-376-4509  Fax
www.rineymayfield.com
Mailing Address:
Maxor Building, 320 S. Polk Street, Suite 600, Amarillo 79101
University Attended:
University of Oklahoma, B.A., 1972
Law School Attended:
University of Oklahoma, J.D., 1976
Year of First admission:
1976
Admission:
1976, Texas
Memberships:
Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers; Texas Association of Defense Council (President 1997-1998); State Bar of Texas (Director, 2012-2015); Chairman, Committee of the Administration of the Rules of Evidence, 1991-1993; Member: Pattern Jury Charge Oversight Committee, 2007-2012); Amarillo Area Bar Association (President, 2005-2006); American Bar Association.
Certifications:
( Board Certified, Civil Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization )
ISLN:
902131147

Peer Reviews

  • 4.9/5.0 (31 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    5.0/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    5.0/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    5.0/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Attorney on 10/03/17 in Civil Litigation

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 04/26/17 in Civil Litigation

    I have known Thomas C. Riney for 30+ years. We have represented co-parties and opposing parties on numerous occasions. He is an exceptional attorney.

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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (4 reviews)
  • 100% (4 recommendations)
  • Silver Client Champion
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    5.0/5.0
  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 04/21/17 in Business Law.

    Tom Riney is an outstanding individual and excellent lawyer. His work during the deposition of our case is what turned the case around in our favor which we ultimately won.

    Tom Riney is an outstanding individual and excellent lawyer. His work during the deposition of our case is what turned the case around in our favor which we ultimately won. Read less

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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 04/12/17 in Energy.

    Great job of representing us fairly and professionally.

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