Valerie Ly, Associate

                        Valerie Ly

Houston Office

Born in Houston, Texas, Valerie Ly graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2004 with a degree in Finance.  She then received her J.D. from SMU in 2007.  While at SMU, Valerie received First Place at the National Entertainment Law Moot Court Competition and served as an intern to United States Bankruptcy Judge Marvin Isgur.  After law school, Valerie practiced securities litigation at Jones Day and then worked as a Research Attorney for Justice Douglas S. Lang at the Fifth District Court of Appeals.  Valerie then moved to San Francisco, California and began practicing civil litigation.  She defended public entities, hospitals, health care professionals, individual and corporate defendants involving claims of personal injury, violation of civil rights, professional negligence, and wrongful death.  In 2014, Valerie moved to Houston to be closer to her family.

Valerie practices in the areas of civil litigation, personal injury defense, and premises liability.

Professional Background

  • Joined Germer in 2014

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas - 2007
  • State Bar of California - 2010
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • All Texas and California state courts
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Second, and Ninth Circuits
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Central Districts of California


  • Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law
    • Juris Doctor - cum laude - 2007
  • Southern Methodist University
    • Bachelor of Business Administration - magna cum laude - 2004

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association

Contact Information

Email Address:
Houston Office