(Houston, TX) As the firm enters its 70th anniversary year, it is also celebrating a new firm name. On January 1, 2021, Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner became Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto, Aziz & Stogner. Since 1951, the firm name has evolved a number of times to recognize the achievements and significant leadership roles of current firm partners. Abraham Watkins is the oldest plaintiffs’ personal injury law firm in Texas and continues to focus its practice on catastrophic personal injury cases, including commercial auto accidents, maritime, aviation, products liability, chemical plant and refinery explosions, workplace accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, and wrongful death.
The Partners of Abraham Watkins, Benny Agosto, Jr., Mo Aziz, and Brant Stogner, are also celebrating changes in the firm’s management to reflect the growth and success of the firm. Benny Agosto, Jr., who has been a trial lawyer at Abraham Watkins for the last 22 years, now serves as the firm’s Managing Partner. Michelle Rice, a Senior Associate and trial lawyer at Abraham Watkins, will be serving as a member of the firm’s Management Committee and will be the first female attorney added to the management team. “We are excited about our future and where the firm is headed. This year marks our 70th anniversary and we could not be happier to have Michelle Rice as a member of the firm’s Management Committee,” commented Mr. Agosto.
The firm’s trial lawyers have always been known for their legal ability, tenacity, and never give up attitude. Today, more than ever, the lawyers of Abraham Watkins are ready to take the firm to greater heights, representing their clients and achieving justice.