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Coleman R Tucker

  • Associate Attorney



Coleman has over twenty-five years of experience practicing law successfully representing clients in a broad range of civil litigation and transaction matters in Texas and nationwide. Coleman focuses on commercial litigation, contracts negotiations and drafting and managing clients’ responses to major litigation and regulatory enforcement actions. He has also represented clients in negotiations of the sale of business entities and assets.
He has been in private practice and in-house counsel handling the wide range of legal issues facing businesses including contract negotiations, litigation and Human Resources investigations. Coleman was General Counsel for one of the nation’s largest crane and heavy haul contractors where he managed all its litigation and insurance program and negotiated every contract the company executed. He also successfully managed several companies’ defense of major litigation and regulators’ civil enforcement actions. His in-house experience provides a unique experience and understanding of the client’s goals to achieve an expedient and cost-effective solution to the issues.
In addition to practicing law, Coleman is an instructor at Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, Paralegal Studies Program where he teaches courses in Contracts Law and Torts Law. He was also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Houston Downtown teaching Business Law.
Coleman is an avid cyclist and has ridden the MS150 over ten years and many other cycling fundraiser events. Coleman and his wife volunteer as fosters for rescued dogs and cats. He also enjoyed playing soccer when he had more cartilage in his knees and now is resigned to being a spectator.


  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas 1993
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Law Review: Corporate Counsel Review,
  • Rice University , Houston, Texas
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    • Major: Managerial Studies

Practice Areas

  • Business & Commercial
  • Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100%

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1996

Other Affiliations

  • Member, Houston Bar Association

Past Positions

  • Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, Paralegal Studies Program, Instructor in Contracts Law and Torts Law
  • University of Houston Downtown, Adjunct Professor of Business Law