Todd Shields

Of Counsel

Todd  Shields

Todd Shields is a proven and aggressive Houston attorney with more than 40 years of legal experience. An advocate known for his personability and commitment to clients, Todd leverages his extensive insight in trial law and insurance defense to effectively advocate on behalf of the injured and the wronged, many of whom face off against powerful insurance companies and corporations in their fight for justice and compensation.

With a career spanning over four decades, Todd has cultivated the skills and insight that prove invaluable in serious personal injury cases and civil litigation. His years as a trial attorney and insurance defense lawyer have fostered immense experience in all aspects of trial work, including cases involving commercial litigation, oil and gas litigation, and representation of clients ranging from major corporations and small companies to individuals and families. He has tried cases in state and federal courts across Texas, as well as California, Delaware, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals.

Todd is known for prioritizing the needs of his clients, and for providing honest and personalized service to guide them through their legal journeys. Over the course of his career, he has secured numerous successful resolutions in difficult and high stakes cases, and has been recognized for his ability to diligently apply his skill and experience by various legal organizations, including theBest Lawyers in America publication for Commercial Litigation from 2007 to 2016.



  • Texas Technological College – B.A., Economics
  • University of Texas School of Law – J.D., With Honors
Professional Membership

Professional Membership

  • Texas Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation