Rusty Hardin is an accomplished trial lawyer in complex civil matters and significant criminal cases. His experience includes representing public and private corporations in commercial litigation and regulatory investigations, leading to several landmark verdicts and historic settlements. He is well-known for his representation of high-profile individuals and professional athletes. Over his career, Mr. Hardin has tried more than 170 civil and criminal cases before juries. Before entering private practice, he served as a prosecutor for the Harris County District Attorney. In 1994, he was named chief trial counsel for the Whitewater Independent Counsel’s Office. Since founding Rusty Hardin & Associates in 1996, Mr. Hardin has earned numerous accolades. In 2013, The National Law Journal listed him among the 100 Most Influential Lawyers in America. In 2015, Texas Lawyer honored him with a Lifetime Achievement Award, and he was inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American College of Trial Lawyers. In 2018, he was one of just four U.S. lawyers honored as a Global Elite Thought Leader in Litigation by Who’s Who Legal. Mr. Hardin is also a fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. www.rustyhardin.com.