Deborah Rank

Ms. Rank defends corporate and insurance clients from first and third party claims involving bodily injury, premises liability, automobile claims, property damage, product defect, arson, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and fraud. Ms. Rank also has experience defending Texas class action cases involving product losses, commercial claims and business torts. Ms. Rank is often retained by clients to provide training, including deposition training prior to examination of employees and supervisors. She has conducted hundreds of “mock” deposition and trial exercises to educate clients on effective deposition and trial testimony techniques.


Martin, Disiere, Jefferson & Wisdom, L.L.P., January 2000 – present

Bracewell & Patterson L.L.P., November 1993 – January 2000

Brown, Sims, Wise, and White, P.C., January 1991 – November 1993

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Texas

Houston Bar Association

Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Honors & Awards

Selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® list in the field of Insurance Law in 2010-2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC)

Phi Delta Phi Academic Honor Society

Order of the Lytae

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Niels Esperson Building
808 Travis
Suite 1100
Houston, TX 77002
T: 713.632.1710
F: 713.222.0101



South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1991

Southwest Texas State University, B.S., 1987