BEAUMONT, TX, October 19, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — John Keith Hyde, Esq., has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
With more than 30 years of experience to his credit, John Keith Hyde, Esq., has excelled as a lawyer for Provost Umphrey Law Firm LLP since 1992. Specializing in toxic torts and environmental law, he has successfully tried major cases on behalf of his clients, such as in Mobil Oil Corp. v. Ellender, Warren v. Sabine Towing and Transportation Co. Inc., and Clark v. Kellogg Brown and Root. In all of these cases the trial verdicts were affirmed on appeal and it was determined that in each of these cases the deaths of these men were related to their exposure to benzene. Mr. Hyde is a retired Certified Safety Professional, having worked as a safety engineer and industrial hygienist.
Before embarking on his professional path, Mr. Hyde pursued an education at Texas A&M University, earning a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology in 1979. He concluded his studies at the South Texas College of Law in 1989, graduating with a Doctor of Jurisprudence. Serving in both state- and federal-level courts, Mr. Hyde was admitted to practice law by the State Bar of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western, and Southern District of Texas.
In light of his impressive undertakings, Mr. Hyde has accrued several accolades throughout his distinguished career. For every year since 2009 he has been celebrated among the Best Lawyers in America, a publication by Best Lawyers that has been in partnership with U.S. News and World Report, and honored as the Lawyer of the Year for Product Liability Litigation in the 2019 edition. Likewise, he was notably selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters from 2009 to 2019 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 in 2016. A lifetime fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, Mr. Hyde has additionally held an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell in recognition of his exceptional legal competency and high ethical standards from 1999 to 2020.
In addition to his primary vocation, Mr. Hyde remains affiliated with various organization in relation to his areas of expertise. A member of the American Board of Trial Advocates since 2014, he is additionally active with the American Industrial Hygiene Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the Jefferson County Bar Association. Maintaining his involvement with the Environmental & Natural Resources Law and Health Law Sections of the State Bar of Texas, Mr. Hyde has also been a member of the American Association for Justice and the Texas Aggie Bar Association.
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