Jeffrey Raizner

Jeffrey Raizner

Raizner Slania, LLP
  • Personal Injury, Insurance Claims, Maritime Law...
  • Arizona, Missouri, Texas
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eff Raizner is an extremely successful trial lawyer and negotiator. He has been named aSuper Lawyer every year since 2007, recognized for his continued success in representing clients in claims against major insurers for both commercial and residential losses, and against large corporations for compensation in pharmaceutical and other mass tort claims as well as maritime personal injury disputes. Mr. Raizner is a member and former director and Executive Committee member of Texas Trial Lawyers Association, a past president of Houston Trial Lawyers Association and a member of the American Association for Justice. His practice includes nationwide representation in complex insurance disputes as well as serious personal injury and mass tort litigation. In addition to being aSuper Lawyer, he has been recognized as a Texas Rising Star and a Best Lawyer in nationwide, peer-selected publications. Mr. Raizner has been selected by courts and his co-counsel to serve on a number of steering committees established to manage and guide litigation involving insurance and other disputes, and is a recognized leader nationwide in complex commercial property insurance litigation. Mr. Raizner is also a member of the Texas Association of Public Insurance Adjusters as well as the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters. Mr. Raizner regularly writes and speaks on insurance and other matters within his areas of practice. Mr. Raizner began his legal career at Vinson & Elkins in 1992. He is a founding partner of Doyle Raizner LLP. In 2015, Mr. Raizner decided to refocus his practice in forming Raizner Slania LLP. During his career, he has aggressively pursued insurance providers on behalf of clients in bad faith insurance actions for claims ranging from the denial or delay of workers’ compensation to liability in large commercial and even transnational claims. He has also fearlessly pursued pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers and major oil and gas com

Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Claims
  • Maritime Law
  • Products Liability
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Arizona
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Missouri
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Texas
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Raizner Slania, LLP
- Current
Founding Partner
Doyle Raizner, LLP
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Attorney
Vinson & Elkins LLP
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Education
University of Houston - Main Campus
J.D. (1992) | Law
Honors: Order of the Coif
Activities: Editor, Houston Law Review Phi Delta Phi
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Tulane University
B.A. (1989) | History
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Awards
Super Lawyers
Thompson Reuters
Super Lawyers
Thompson Reuters
Best Lawyer - Personal Injury Litigation
Best Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Thompson Reuters
Super Lawyers
Thompson Reuters
Best Lawyer - Personal Injury Litigation
Best Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Thompson Reuters
Best Lawyer - Personal Injury Litigation
Best Lawyers
Super Lawyers
Thompson Reuters
Super Lawyers
Thompson Reuters
Super Lawyers
Thompson Reuters
Texas Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
American Association of Justice
Member
Current
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Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member
Current
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Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Fellowship Member
Current
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Houston Bar Association
Member
Current
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Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (UK)
Member
Current
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Texas Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (TAPIA)
Associate Member
Current
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National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters
Affiliate Member
Current
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Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers
Member
Current
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Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Houston Trial Lawyers Association
President Elect
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Texas Trial Lawyers Association Technology Task Force
Chair
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Houston Trial Lawyers Association
Treasurer
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Post-Injury Arbitration Agreements: A Plaintiff’s Perspective
Benedict’s Maritime Bulletin, Vol. 7, No. 4
KRE Policies: Your Money or Your Life
Legal + Medical Magazine (UK)
The American Dream? Litigation Abroad
Legal + Medical Magazine (UK)
Winning the Battle of the Atlantic
Association of Personal Injury Lawyers Newsletter
Missing the Boat Another Failed Attempt to Define Admiralty Tort Jurisdiction: Sisson v. Ruby
29 HOUS. L. REV. 733
Speaking Engagements
The Differences Between Personal Injury Litigation in the UK and the USA, Legal and Medical Conference 2007, The Changing Landscape, London, United Kingdom
The Potential Costs When Case Management Crosses the Line: The Law on the Penalties and Pitfalls for Improper Handling of a Claim for Benefits by an Injured Worker, Workers’ Comp Update 2003
Recent Developments in Maritime Law, 21st New Orleans Fall Maritime Law Seminar, New Orleans, Louisiana
Tulane Louisiana
The Potential Costs When Case Management Crosses the Line: The Law on the Penalties and Pitfalls for Improper Handling of a Claim for Benefits by an Injured Worker, The Barnes Law Firm Workers’ Compensation Seminar
The Barnes Law Firm
Completing the Unfinished Picture Soriano and the Problem of Having So Many Claims and So Little Coverage, Ninth Annual Insurance Law Institute
University of Texas
Insurance Bad Faith and Skullduggery How Not to Handle Claims, Houston Claims Association Seminar
Voir Dire and Jury Selection – The Injured Workers’ Strategy, Workers’ Compensation Litigation and Ethics Seminar
Multiparty Litigation: The American Practice, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers Annual Conference 2005, Newport, South Wales, United Kingdom
Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
Anatomy and Injuries: Common Medical Issues in Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation Litigation, Workers’ Comp 201 Seminar, Houston, Texas
Insurance Issues from the Plaintiff’s Perspective, Automobile and Trucking Liability in Texas Seminar, Houston, Texas
Lorman Education Services
Litigating the Auto/Trucking Case The Plaintiff’s Perspective, Automobile and Trucking Liability in Texas Seminar, Houston, Texas
Lorman Education Services
Procedural Points and Case Handling: The Plaintiff’s Perspective, Lorman Education Services Maritime Personal Injury in Texas Seminar, Houston, Texas
Lorman Education Services
The Jones Act: Navigating the Warm Waters of Maritime Employer’s Liability, 2005 Barnes Law Seminar, Houston, Texas
Handling the Insurance Bad Faith Lawsuit, 2005 Barnes Law Seminar, Houston, Texas
Texas Workers’ Compensation Claims Handling Pitfalls and Bad Faith, Workers’ Compensation Publications Seminar, Dallas, Texas
Deposing the Insurance Adjuster, Workers’ Compensation Publications, Avoiding and Defending Allegations of Bad Faith Seminar, Dallas, Texas
Bad Faith, State Bar of Texas Third Annual Advanced Workers’ Compensation Course 2006, Austin, Texas
State Bar of Texas
Recent Developments in Maritime Law, Tulane University Law School 22nd New Orleans Fall Maritime Law Seminar New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
Tulane University Law School
The Differences Between Personal Injury Litigation in the UK and the USA, Legal and Medical Conference 2007, London, United Kingdom
Cross Examination of Experts, State Bar of Texas Fourth Annual Advanced Workers’ Compensation Course 2007, Austin, Texas
State Bar of Texas
The Interplay of Other Laws with the Act, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law Annual Longshore Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Ethics: Bad Faith, State Bar of Texas Fifth Annual Advanced Workers’ Compensation Course 2008, Austin, Texas
State Bar of Texas
Bad Faith: Plaintiffs’ Perspective and Litigation Update, State Bar of Texas Sixth Annual Advanced Workers’ Compensation Course 2009, Austin, Texas
State Bar of Texas
Ruttiger v. Texas Mutual and the Viability of Aranda in the Workers’ Compensation “Bad Faith” Context, Plaintiff’s Perspective, 14th Annual Insurance Law Institute, Dallas, Texas
State Bar of Texas
Covered and Non-Covered Losses, State Bar of Texas 7th Annual Advanced Insurance Law Course, Dallas, Texas
State Bar of Texas
Insurance Update and Bad Faith Litigation, Harris County Judicial Education Conference, Houston, Texas
Bad Faith Update and Panel Discussion, State Bar of Texas Seventh Annual Advanced Workers’ Compensation Course 2010, Austin, Texas
State Bar of Texas
Hurricane Litigation: Homeowner’s Update, 15th Annual Texas Insurance Law Symposium, Houston, Texas
South Texas College of Law
The Legal Network: Developing and Utilizing Social Media in Your Law Practice, Texas Trial Lawyers Association Best Kept Trial Secrets, Las Vegas, Nevada
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Digital Marketing for Law Associations, National Association of Trial Lawyer Executives 2011 Annual Meeting, New York, New York
National Association of Trial Lawyer Executives
Certifications
Personal Injury Trial Law
Texas Board Of Legal Specialization
Contact & Map
Raizner Slania LLP
2402 Dunlavy St
Houston, TX 77006
USA
Telephone: (844) 554-9099