George A. Rustay
Of Counsel

Whether it's a prenuptial agreement or a bitter divorce trial, I spend a lot of time listening to my clients so that I can meet their needs in a manner that allows them to continue with their lives as quickly as possible and with minimal emotional and mental harm. 

George Rustay focuses his practice on family law, specifically premarital agreements, post-marital agreements and divorces, both trial and collaborative. 

George received his mediation certificate from the Attorney-Mediators Institute in 1995, completed the Advanced Mediation Symposium by the ABA Dispute Resolution Committee in 1997 and is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

With experience as in-house counsel for Liberty Mutual Insurance Company and American General Fire and Casualty, he is also equipped to handle plaintiff's personal injury cases, FELA and railroad crossing mediation.

Representative Experience
  • Representation of clients in divorce actions dividing community and separate properties and custody issues.
  • Representation of individuals in pre-nuptial agreements.
  • Representation of individuals in modification of existing family law orders to reflect new and changing conditions.
  • Representation of clients in collaborative law in divorce matters.
  • Representation of individuals in employer/employee relationships.
  • Representation of individuals in businesses regarding leases - breach of lease and other litigation matters involving real estate between tenants and landlords.
  • Mediation of family law matters.
  • Collaborative Law - family law matters
  • Mediation pursuant to the Federal Employment Liability Act (FELA) and in railroad crossing cases.
  • Mediation of business litigation cases and personal injury cases.
  • Court appointed mediator.
Thought Leadership / News
Honors
  • Named Top Lawyer by H Texas Magazine (2007 - 2011 and 2013 - 2015)
  • Selected as a Super Lawyer by Texas Super Lawyers (a Thomson Reuters company) as published in Texas Monthly and Law & Politics magazine (2001 - 2011, 2018)
  • AV Preeminent® rated (the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating designation)
Organizational Involvement
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Association of Family Law Specialists
  • Texas Association of Civil Trial Specialists - Houston Chapter
  • Gulf Coast Family Law Specialists
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists
  • Texas Association of Mediators
  • Texas Bar Foundation
  • Houston Bar Foundation
  • Gray Reed Pro Bono Committee member
Education
  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law (1970)
  • B.A., Austin College (1967)
Bar Admission
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas