Term: 2012 —2015
George Fleming is Managing Partner of Fleming & Associates, L.L.P., a firm that specializes in the areas of mass tort and consumer litigation, products liability, plaintiff’s personal injury and aviation accident cases. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he received his BBA and JD degrees.
Prior to beginning his private law practice, Mr. Fleming was an officer in the U.S. Army and spent five years as a trial attorney in the Tort Section of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC. He has been lead trial attorney in a number of landmark cases.
Mr. Fleming is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. Court of Appeals: Third, Fifth, Seventh, Eleventh, and District of Columbia Circuits; U.S. District Courts: Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas and District of Columbia; and the Texas Supreme Court. His legal memberships include the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice. He is listed in Who’s Who in American Law, and has been named a “Texas Super Lawyer” by Texas Monthly magazine for ten consecutive years.
Mr. Fleming received the University of Texas at Austin Tejas Club’s Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award, and the UT Law School’s student-faculty dining facility was named “George’s Café” in his honor. Mr. Fleming is currently a member of the Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee of the University of Texas System; a Trustee of the University of Texas Law School Foundation; a member of the Advisory Board of the University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston and that center’s School of Public Health; a member of the President’s Council and the Development Board at UTMB Galveston; and a member of the Board of Directors of Strake Jesuit College Preparatory in Houston.
Mr. Fleming has been a member of the board of directors of the Sam Houston Area Council, Boy Scouts of America. The Boy Scouts have presented Mr. Fleming with The Vigil Honor, and the Silver Beaver and Distinguished Eagle Awards. Mr. Fleming is also a member of the Board of Directors of Humanities Texas, the non-profit state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.