Awards and Honors

Ryan and his firm are the recipients of dozens of professional achievement and client service awards. As a respected member of the legal community and dedicated advocate for his clients, Ryan has received acclaim from state, regional, and national legal institutions, professional service directories, and client review forums. Ryan’s driving motivation is always to deliver the best results and experience for his clients, and receiving such honors show how his dedication and care prevail.

Texas Super Lawyers

 Thomson Reuters, 2014 – 2020 ​

This peer-nominated, independently researched, and peer-evaluated professional credibility award is bestowed upon attorneys who represent the “best of the best” of their profession each year. Ryan L. Thompson has received this honor each year from 2014 through the present. 

Client Champion

Martindale-Hubbell, 2020​

This award is a testament to an attorney’s track record of success with their clients. Recipients are awarded annually based on earning a substantial number of highly positive reviews from former and current clients.

Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Lifetime Member, Inducted 2019 ​

For nearly 30 years, the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum has been recognizing excellence in legal practice. Members must meet a strict set of criteria inclusive of serving as principle counsel on cases with final judgments of multiple millions of dollars. Fewer than 1% of United States lawyers are members. 

Texas Super Lawyers

Rising Star, Thomson Reuters, 2012 – 2014 ​

This award is conferred to attorneys with case results and success in their practice that have placed them in the top 2% of lawyers in the state. Rising Stars must be under the age of 40 and have been practicing for less than a decade. Ryan received this honor three consecutive years during the eligible period of his career. 

Top Rated Litigator

The American Lawyer, 2020

Each year, The American Lawyer moderates a group of peer-nominated awards honoring outstanding achievements in the legal profession. To earn such high regard from their peer community, top rated litigators demonstrate noteworthy skill and professionalism in their practice and results.

Top 40 Under 40 Texas Trial Lawyers

National Trial Lawyers, 2012 – 2014

Recipients of the honor demonstrate superior qualifications, trial results, leadership, reputation, influence, stature, and public profile in their peer group. This invitation-only award is bestowed upon up and coming attorneys practicing civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law under the age of 40.

Lifetime Member

Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Inducted 2018

The Million Dollar Advocates Forum has been recognizing excellence in legal practice for nearly 30 years. Members must meet a strict set of criteria including having been principle counsel on cases with final judgments of $1 million or more. Just one year after his induction at this level, Ryan became a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. 

Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers

Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, 2018 – 2019 ​

An invitation-only professional organization, Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers recognizes the best 25 attorneys in each state who serve clients in need of representation related to motor vehicle accidents. Ryan has been named one of the top 25 for 2018 and 2019.

Top 100 Trial Lawyers

 National Trial Lawyers, 2013 – 2019

The top 100 trial lawyers are the most qualified attorneys from each state or region who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile. Membership is by invitation only, through a strict process of peer nominations and objective third-party research. Ryan has been a member for the last seven years.  

Top Personal Injury Lawyers

Scene in SA, 2014 – 2017

Scene in SA Top Personal Injury Lawyers is an annual publication of the best city and regional legal practitioners based on peer nominations and years in practice. The list seeks to spotlight attorneys who are making a difference in the community through their professional skillset. 

Best Lawyers

Plaintiffs PI Product Liability, Scene in SA, 2010 – 2017

Scene in SA Top Personal Injury Lawyers is an annual publication of the best city and regional legal practitioners based on peer nominations and years in practice. The list reflects the best attorneys in various specializations of law. Ryan was specifically recognized over 7 years in a row for his accomplishment in product liability cases

AV Preeminent Rating

Martindale-Hubbell, 2019

The Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell is reserved for attorneys who have achieved outstanding peer recognition and client recognition of their legal contributions, practice, and results in settlements and trial. The top 10% of attorneys as determined through peer and client reviews are awarded the preeminent rating. 

Top 50 Settlements in Texas

TopVerdicts, 2018 - 2019

TopVerdict is an established institution that recognizes and ranks US attorneys and firms that have obtained the highest jury verdicts, settlements, or court awards each year. This independent organization awards recipients based on data and documented performance, not opinions of peers or legal panels. Ryan is now part of the elite class of attorneys to have received recognition more than once, having also been honored on the 2018 list.

Member in Good Standing

American Association for Justice

For nearly 75 years, The American Association for Justice has promoted justice and fairness for injured people, worked to safeguard victim’s rights and sought to strengthen the justice system through education. As a member in good standing, Ryan is part of a powerful institution dedicated to serving those in need of skilled, specialized legal representation and justice.

Top Attorney Rating

Avvo

Ryan has received the top rating by attorney assessment site Avvo. A “Superb,” or 10/10 score is determined by the attorney’s public and profile data in combination with client review scores. Factors in scoring include attorney qualifications, experience, professional achievements and more. 

Client’s Choice Award

Avvo, 2020

Avvo Client Choice Awards are given to the attorneys with only the best quantity and quality of client testimonials on Avvo’s attorney assessment website. To receive the award, attorneys must be in good professional standing related to experience, achievements, and qualifications in addition to having exceptional client reviews. 

Member in Good Standing

Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Founded over 70 years ago with the goal to unite trial lawyers for the betterment of their clients and community, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association continues to advocate, educate and unify the best attorneys in the state around common goals of justice for Texas families. As a member in good standing, Ryan is part of an elite group of litigators working to continuously better the lives of his clients and advance the legal profession.

Best Car Accident Lawyers in Dallas

Expertise, 2019

Expertise utilizes a unique research and selection process to hand-pick the “best of the best” practitioners in their fields. They have ranked over 10 million companies based on an analysis of reputation, credibility, experience, engagement and professionalism. 

Best Personal Injury Attorneys in Grand Prairie

Expertise, 2020

Expertise utilizes a unique research and selection process to hand-pick the “best of the best” practitioners in their fields. Expertise ranks candidates’ reputation, credibility, experience, engagement and professionalism, and awards are earned not bought, as the organization selects which notable firms, individuals, and companies to evaluate.

5-Star Reviewed Attorney

FindLaw, 2020​

FindLaw is a Thompson Reuters business dedicated to making legal resources accessible and understandable to all. They evaluate attorneys and firms based on qualifications, experience and client reviews. Ryan’s track record of 5-star reviews demonstrates his dedication to providing great outcomes for his clients. 

Ryan The Lion’s Guarantee

Ryan receives no attorney fee and you pay no legal expenses as his client unless he gets you paid! Ryan’s firm hasover 350 years combined experience in legal representation, and has won over$1.8 billion dollars in cash settlements for his clients. He has mastered the art of managing clients cases with empathy, compassion, respect, and of course prodigious skill. Reach out today for a free, no-risk consultation to discuss your accident and your options.  

State law limits the time that you have to file a claim following a car accident. If you’ve been hurt in a wreck, call now for the help you need.