Hugh J. Plummer, Jr.

Attorney at Thomas J. Henry Law's San Antonio Office

Mr. Hugh J. Plummer, Jr., is a senior litigation attorney at Thomas J. Henry Law, joining the firm’s San Antonio office in 2020.

A second-generation Texas Trial Lawyer, Mr. Plummer was raised watching his father, the late “Pete” Plummer try cases in Harris County, Texas, a venue that some of the greatest trial lawyers in the United States, call home. Like his father, Hugh quickly developed a passion for the art of becoming a trial lawyer. While attending South Texas College of Law, Hugh clerked on the First Court of Appeals under Justice Tim Taft, and then with the esteemed criminal Trial Lawyer, Dick DeGuerin. His prowess as a law school advocate, landed him a spot on the STCL Varsity Mock Trial team, under the renowned Dean T. Gerald Treece.

Mr. Plummer’s success as a Trial Lawyer continued to build when he transitioned from law school advocate to licensed attorney in 2003. He successfully first and second chaired a variety of commercial civil trials during his early years, including being one of the youngest members to present oral argument to the Fifth Circuit of the United States. His passion, however, was helping individuals and families who have suffered catastrophic injuries or death, in complex personal injury litigation.

By 2008, Mr. Plummer’s success had propelled him to open The Plummer Law Firm, P.C., where Mr. Plummer represented individuals and families who had sustained a variety of personal injuries, trucking accidents, workplace injuries, premises liability, dog mauling, and death cases. Hugh has successfully represented clients and tried over 20 or more district and county court jury trials.

His success brought new opportunities to Mr. Plummer. In 2012, Mr. Plummer helped co-found and create a litigation finance company, specifically tailored to the needs of trial lawyers. In September of 2013, and upon launch, Mr. Plummer became the co-founder and CEO of LitCap. LitCap was the first finance company of its kind, that allowed Trial Lawyers to finance case-related costs and expenses through an online platform he designed and developed with his business partner. Under Mr. Plummer’s leadership, LitCap has facilitated over $360 million in loans to preeminent lawyers, at a sub 2% default and 20% gross return for lenders.

Throughout his more than seventeen years of practicing law as a preeminent trial attorney in Houston, Texas, Mr. Plummer’s success and experience as a trial lawyer were instrumental in his input in developing LitCap. Mr. Plummer has been named “Rising Star” by Texas Monthly several times and was a member of the National Trial Lawyers Association with the honor of being named “Top 40 Under 40” for his region. Mr. Plummer became and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, in 2012, based on his success in the courtroom.

While practicing for TJH in San Antonio and Austin, Mr. Plummer currently lives in Houston, Texas, with his wife Allyson, and three children Ellie (17), Hud (9), and Charlotte (8). He is a life member of the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo and is involved with Adopt an Angel, Kids Meals, and other local charitable organizations.

PRACTICE AREAS

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • State Bar of Texas

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

EDUCATION

  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas (J.D.)
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona (B.A.)

MEMBERSHIPS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Super Lawyers – Rising Star 2011-13
  • National Trial Lawyers Association, “Top 40 under 40” 2011-13
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum 2012- current
  • Top 100 Lawyers – H Texas Magazine

THOMAS J. HENRY LAW – SAN ANTONIO – UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS BOULEVARD

Mr. Hugh J. Plummer, Jr., and our team of San Antonio injury attorneys are located at 5711 University Heights Blvd., Suite 101, San Antonio, Texas 78249. We provide free walk-in case consultations Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm. To start a consultation over the phone or to speak with your attorney, call 210-874-2615.

See what our clients have to say about their experience working with their legal team in San Antonio:

I had a great experience with the firm with 0 complaints. Each attorney was responsive, empathetic, professional, and generally great to work with. Not once was a question left unanswered for more than an hour and the non-legal staff is top-notch. Everyone genuinely cares about your health and cares greatly about your pain. The settlement I received was triple what I expected. I would recommend this firm to anyone and god forbid I need an accident attorney again I will be calling Thomas J Henry. — Sam Featherstone

TJH helped me after I was rear-ended by a motorist on the freeway. They kept me informed of the legal process and made me feel confident that my needs were a priority. I would recommend their services to anyone in need of legal guidance. — Melinda Aguilar

Quick response and very attentive. Received exactly what they said I would. Highly recommend! — Stefan Easter

They have done an amazing job. Provided all the help, and was very helpful with all the medical needs and showed empathy as a client. Provided all the necessary information that was helpful. As well as generous to my family and I. The settlement was very quick and they were trying their best to get the best results. Thank you. – D. Guierrez

Do not wait! If you have been injured in an accident, call Thomas J. Henry Law. We have San Antonio car accident lawyers and San Antonio 18-wheeler accident lawyers available 24/7, nights and weekends to assist you with your claim.

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