Troy A. Williams, Principal

                        Troy A. Williams

Houston Office
Troy represents a wide variety of clients and companies who are based locally, nationally, and internationally, and whose industries include retailers (premises liability, general negligence, premises security, products, DTPA), oil and gas (employment, personal injury, OCSLA, DOHSA), construction liability (worksite accidents, contractual indemnity, OSHA), products liability  (manufacturing defects, design defects, marketing defects, DTPA, warranty, distribution), property management companies / owners, and restaurants.  Troy has achieved an AV Preeminent Martindale Rating while representing three nationally known retailers in hundreds of cases over the course of the last twenty years.  Additionally, he handles general liability cases involving motor vehicle accidents, premises incidents, wrongful death, survival, dram shop, construction defect, statutory violations, deceptive trade practices, and contractual disputes.  After receiving his Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Army, Troy graduated from the University of Houston (BBA ’90) and South Texas College of Law (JD ’93).  Troy’s biography includes: Board of Advocates; Order of the Barristers; Order of the Lytae. National Champion: Craven National Moot Court Invitational, Chapel Hill, N.C. (1992). National Champion and Best Brief: John Marshall National Moot Court Invitational, Chicago, IL (1993).   Brief For Petitioner, The Eleventh Annual John Marshall National Moot Court Houston Young Lawyers Association, Competition in Information and Privacy Law, VI Software l.J. 115, 1993; Representative cases include Shell Oil Company v. Khan, 138 S.W.3d 288 (Tex. 2004); Allstate Insurance Co. v. Spellings, 2012 WL 2452051, No. 01-11-01065- CV (Tex. App. – Hou [1st Dist] June 28, 2012); Rehabilitative Care Sys. v. Davis, 43 S.W.3d 649 (Tex. App. – Texarkana, 2001);  Lampasas v. Spring Center, 1999 WL 161008 (Tex. App. - Houston (14th Dist.) 1999); Member of Houston Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, Defense Research Institute, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Texas Bar Foundation, and Houston Bar Foundation.

Professional Background

  • Joined Germer in 2013

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas - 1993
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • All Texas state courts
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas


  • South Texas College of Law
    • Juris Doctor - 1993
  • University of Houston
    • Bachelor of Business Administration - Management Information Systems (MIS) - 1990

Recognitions and Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review: AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Houston Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Houston Bar Foundation

Representative Experience

  • Viera v. Little Caesar Enterprises, Inc., No. 01-10-00863-CV, 2011 WL 6306653, at *2 (Tex. App.-Houston Dec. 15, 2011, no pet.) (mem/ op.)

Contact Information

Email Address:
Houston Office