Managing Director

 

Location: San Antonio
Phone: (210) 547-9326
Fax: (210) 736-1992

Richard G. Foster

Rick Foster handles matters in a number of practice areas, including insurance coverage disputes, business contract and tort matters, managed health care, physician credentialing and peer review, medical malpractice, products liability, general negligence, premises liability, oil and gas law, real estate and land title disputes, and deceptive trade practice claims.

 

Since being licensed in 1985, he has had the opportunity to try and arbitrate cases in a number of counties throughout Texas. Through this experience, he has gained a unique understanding of the pretrial and trial process in Texas which assists him in effectively assessing a client’s chances of recovery or exposure.

 

Mr. Foster is the firm’s Managing Director and primarily works directly with five other firm attorneys in the San Antonio office. His recent experience includes defending health plans in various contract and benefit disputes; defending property owners in partition litigation; bringing suit on behalf of oil and gas operators relating to a casing failure; suing and defending oil and gas lease rights relating to development of mineral interests in the Eagle Ford Shale; and suing and defending commercial real estate interests in contractual disputes and foreclosure proceedings. He is AV rated by his peers in Martindale Hubbell.

Education

  • St. Mary’s University School of Law — J.D., 1985
  • Southern Methodist University — B.B.A. in Business; B.A. in Political Science, 1982

Admissions & Memberships

  • Texas State Bar Association — Member, 1985 – Present
  • U.S. District Courts:
    • Northern District of Texas — Member, 2000 – Present
    • Southern District of Texas — Member, 1986 – Present
    • Eastern District of Texas — Member, 2006 – Present
    • Western District of Texas — Member, 2000 – Present
  • State Bar of Texas, Sections: Litigation, Insurance & Health Law — Member
  • San Antonio Bar Association — Member
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel — Director, 2004 – 2005; 2017
  • Ecumenical Center for Religion & Health — Board Member, Chairman, 2002 – 2008
  • Karen E. Henry Foundation for Long Term Housing for Persons with Disabilities — Trustee, 1993 – 1999
  • Nueces County Young Lawyers Association — Director, 1989 – 1990
  • St. James Episcopal School — Trustee, 1997 – 2000
  • Christ Episcopal Church —Vestry member, 2011 – 2013
  • Republican Party of Nueces County — Chairman, 1992 – 1994
  • Northeast San Antonio YMCA, Youth Basketball — Coach, 2003 – 2006
  • Corpus Christi National Little League — Director, 1999 – 2000
  • Texas Bar Foundation — Life Fellow
  • Phi Delta Theta — Member

Representative Experience

Classes & Seminars

  • “Surviving the Integrated Healthcare Delivery System” — Speaker, 1996
  • “ADA, FMLA and Workers’ Compensation in Texas: Issues and Answers about Employees’ Leaves of Absence and Integration Into the Workplace” — Speaker, 1999

Richard is a Porter, Rogers, Dahlman & Gordon, P.C. shareholder, managing director, and attorney focused on all types of litigation, including commercial, healthcare, personal injury, insurance, oil and gas law, employment law, and healthcare and general business contracts.