When people go through the worst accidents of their lives, Cory Itkin does everything possible to restore their lives. Cory Itkin is one of the most aggressive, prepared trial lawyers in the country. He has won verdicts and settlements in more than two dozen states and has also obtained favorable results in high-profile litigation, such as clients who lost loved ones or were injured in the B.P. Deepwater Horizon explosion.
Cory Itkin never backs down from a challenge—no matter how tough. In at least five of his cases, Cory won verdicts worth over $1 million against defendants who refused to settle. He’s won several seven- and eight-figure settlements just before trial, secured record-setting verdicts in challenging liability cases, and set the record for the largest helicopter accident verdict in Texas in recent years.
When something bad happens, Cory is who people call. No matter where it happens. He has won significant victories in multiple states, with over 50 results worth over $1 million in total. He’s been able to get the best results for his clients, regardless of how well-prepared or well-equipped their opponents, because he refuses to be outworked. He aggressively prepares every case for trial, which has ensured the best possible outcome for thousands of clients.
From high-profile disasters to the accidents no one hears about, Cory fights for people who have suffered catastrophic injuries. He’s won massive victories for cases involving trucking accidents, maritime accidents, industrial accidents, and more. He also advocated for home and business owners throughout Coastal Texas who were fighting major insurance companies after Hurricane Harvey.
Cory attended the University of Texas and went on to earn his law degree from the University of Houston, graduating cum laude in the top 10% of his class. In law school, he earned numerous honors, including induction to the Order of the Barons. For his work, Cory has been named on the prestigious 2019 list of Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers, recognized as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” in Texas by the American Trial Lawyers Association, and selected for the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠ edition (2010-2019). In 2018 and 2019, he was selected to the “Up-and-Coming 100” list. He has been selected by The Best Lawyers in America® since 2016 for Admiralty and Maritime Law, as well as Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs and Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions.