Adam T. FunkOf Counsel
Adam T. Funk graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a degree in Business Administration. After graduating college in only three years with honors, Mr. Funk worked for an Austin law firm specializing in personal injury and product liability. The work experience in Austin helped Mr. Funk understand his true calling in life - helping those in need through this nation's great civil justice system. Soon thereafter, Mr. Funk enrolled at the University of Houston Law Center. While in law school, Mr. Funk was a member of the Mock Trial Team and the Moot Court Team and competed in numerous tournaments across the nation. On several occasions, Mr. Funk was awarded Best Speaker in the tournament. In addition, Adam was also awarded the Order of the Barristers by the Law School - a rarely-given honor bestowed upon students who have excelled in trial advocacy.
During law school, Mr. Funk clerked for a Houston personal injury and product liability law firm where he helped prepare a name-partner for trial in the first Vioxx® trial in Texas. After law school, Mr. Funk joined the name-partner in his new Houston law firm where Mr. Funk represented many clients injured by defective pharmaceutical drugs, car accidents, faulty products, and dangerous properties. Mr. Funk was responsible for eight pharmaceutical dockets, including, but not limited to, Reglan/Metoclopramide, Yaz/Yasmin, Raptiva, Hormone Replacement Therapy drugs, and NuvaRing.
Mr. Funk joined the Branch Law Firm in its downtown Houston office in 2011. Mr. Funk practices in the fields of pharmaceutical litigation, personal injury, premises liability, and medical malpractice. Mr. Funk prides himself in being open and honest with his clients all while remaining aggressive on their behalf. These characteristics have helped Mr. Funk secure millions of settlements and verdicts to compensate his clients. Some of Mr. Funk's past successes are as follows:
- $2.4 Billion Confidential Settlement for Pharmaceutical Drug Use Resulting in Bladder Cancer
- $1.6 Million Confidential Settlement for Pharmaceutical Drug Use Resulting in Cleft Palate of Newborn
- $750,000 Confidential Settlement for Oil Rig Negligence Resulting in Broken Foot
- $600,000 Confidential Settlement for Negligent Gallbladder Surgery Resulting in Revision Surgery
- $500,000 Confidential Settlement for Trip and Fall Resulting in Broken Leg
- $400,000 Confidential Settlement for Defective Pain Pump Device
- $400,000 Confidential Settlement for Failure to Diagnose Ovarian Cancer
- $285,000 Confidential Settlement for Negligent Abdominal Surgery Resulting in Death
- $250,000 Confidential Settlement for Negligent Neck Surgery Resulting in Partial Paralysis
- $250,000 Confidential Settlement for Trip and Fall Resulting in Broken Leg
- $198,000 Confidential Settlement for Pedestrian Accident Resulting in Soft Tissue Injuries
- $175,000 Confidential Settlement for Failure to Diagnose Giant Cell Tumor in Jaw
- $150,000 Confidential Settlement for Trip and Fall Resulting in Broken Hip
- $100,000 Confidential Settlement for Car Accident Resulting in Soft Tissue Injuries
- $95,000 Confidential Settlement for Trip and Fall Resulting in Sprained Elbow
In his spare time, Adam enjoys spending time with his wife and two young daughters, reading, running, and tracking the success of Lobos football and Houston Rockets basketball.
J.D., University of Houston
B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin