- Commercial Litigation
- Construction Litigation
- Energy Law
- Environmental Law
- Insurance & Insurance Defense
- Personal Injury
- Products Liability
Norman Snyder is one of the founding members of Taunton Snyder and Parish, and has been practicing in the State of Texas for 40 years. He has tried numerous cases in front of judges and juries in state and federal courts, and has made substantial contributions to existing case law through his appellate work at both the state and federal levels. He has defended companies in plant and pipeline explosions, environmental and toxic tort actions, trucking accidents, occupational and environmental exposures to asbestos, silica, and other chemicals, maritime and offshore accidents, construction accidents, commercial disputes, and complex litigation. He is also frequently retained as local counsel by companies organized in states across the U.S.
Norman’s accomplishments as a trial lawyer have been recognized by his peers who elected him as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). He has been selected as a “Super Lawyer” in Texas every year since 2009, and is rated as an AV Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell. Norman is a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Houston Bar Foundation, a Life Fellow of the Houston Bar Association, a member of the Texas Association of Defense Counsel, and a former member of the American Bar Association’s District 4-D Grievance Committee.
Norman was born and raised in Gladewater, Texas. He graduated cum laude from the University of Texas in Austin in 1974, and earned his J.D. from the University of Houston in 1977.