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San Antonio Attorney

Richard G. Foster

Managing Director

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

Since being licensed in 1985, he has had tried cases in numerous 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.

Rick is the firm’s Managing Director and is based out of the firm’s San Antonio office. His recent experience includes defending HMOs in various contract and benefit disputes; suing and defending construction contractors relating to defective work and job performance: defending landowners in title litigation; and defending commercial real estate interests in development disputes and foreclosure proceedings. Rick is AV rated by his peers in Martindale Hubbell.


  • 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
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1997
  • State Bar of Texas, Sections: Litigation, Insurance & Health Law — Member
  • San Antonio Bar Association Litigation, Health and Natural Resources — Member
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel — Director, 2004 – 2005; 2016 – 2020
  • Ecumenical Center for Religion & Health — Board Member, Chairman, 2002 – 2008, Board Chairman, 2006 – 2007
  • 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 – 2014, Junior Warden
  • Republican Party of Nueces County — Chairman, 1992 – 1994
  • Texas Bar Foundation — Life Fellow, 2007 – present
  • 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. 

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