Wham & Rogers of The Woodlands marks the firm’s 10th Anniversary

By: Liz Grimm
| Published 01/24/2024

From left to right: Ryan Wham, Rene S. Rogers, and Mark Wham.

THE WOODLANDS, TX -- A decade of successful legal representation and advocacy for those who have suffered an injury or death is certainly a reason to celebrate. Wham & Rogers, PLLC has recently marked its tenth anniversary. The family-owned firm was established ten years ago in The Woodlands by husband-and-wife attorneys Mark Wham and Rene S. Rogers. The firm is also represented by their son, associate attorney Ryan Wham.

With over 70 years of combined legal experience, the firm’s personal injury and business litigation lawyers have helped secure millions of dollars in recoveries for injured victims and their bereaved families throughout The Woodlands, Houston, Conroe, and Spring areas. Among the firm’s most notable cases, in 2021 a San Jacinto County jury awarded $10 million to the plaintiffs represented by Wham & Rogers in a wrongful death case involving a college student killed by an 18-wheeler accident.

“We are proud to have marked our firm’s tenth anniversary milestone,” said Mark Wham. “Together, we have worked diligently to represent the rights of our clients and help them fight for justice. We look forward to the next decade and beyond.”

About Mark Wham:

Licensed since 1987, Mark Wham is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law and is a Life Member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a distinction shared by less than 1% of U.S. attorneys. He has recovered nearly $100 million for his clients. In 2016, he was admitted to the Texas Bar College, an honorary society of lawyers dedicated to recognizing counselors who continue to further their professional skills and knowledge of their practice area. He is also a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

Mark has successfully represented hundreds of plaintiffs in civil litigation cases. He has recovered millions of dollars in business litigation cases, including claims for breach of contract, business fraud, abusive commercial lending practices, construction contract claims, theft of trade secrets, wrongful use of confidential business information by former employees working for competing businesses, breach of fiduciary duty, and commercial bribery. His successful litigation of all manners of personal injury cases have included claims for wrongful death, paralysis, medical malpractice, and traumatic brain injury. His aggressive approach has resulted in multiple recoveries of punitive damages for his clients.

He has been Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law since 1994. Fewer than 3% of Texas attorneys have earned this certification. He is rated AV-Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell’s Attorney Peer Rating® review. This is the highest possible rating as to both legal ability and ethical standards. Board certification involves an in-depth evaluation of the attorney’s professional accomplishments, skills, ability, and knowledge, as well as the character and fitness of the attorney.

About Rene S. Rogers:

Rene S. Rogers has been a licensed attorney for 38 years. She is a native Houstonian and a graduate of the University of Houston and the University of Houston College of Law. She has been a resident of The Woodlands for 31 years. Rene has handled a wide variety of cases, including products liability, trucking accidents, auto accidents, construction and oil field accidents, premises liability cases, and medical negligence cases.

Rene has handled hundreds of cases and has extensive first-chair jury trial experience on both sides of the docket in both commercial and personal injury cases across the state of Texas. She has been AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell’s Attorney Peer Rating review for more than 30 years. The AV-Preeminent rating is the highest possible rating for both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.

Rene is on the Board of The Woodlands Bar Association, The Montgomery County Bar Association, the Dispute Resolution Center. Rene is also a member of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association, the Executive Women's Alliance, The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, Conroe /Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce, The Greater Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce, and the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce.

About Ryan Wham:

As an Associate Attorney, Ryan Wham’s practice areas focus on personal injury claims and business litigation. Before joining Wham & Rogers, Ryan worked at one of the world’s largest law firms, where he litigated nine- and ten-figure complex commercial disputes in U.S. courts and in international arbitration. His experience includes disputes involving accounting fraud, consumer credit reporting, trade secrets theft, liquidated and delay damages under construction contracts, and oil-and-gas joint operating agreements.

Ryan graduated with honors from the University of Texas School of Law, where he was a member of the Texas Law Review. He is admitted to practice in all federal courts in Texas.

In addition to Ryan, Mark and Rene have another son, Michael, who is a graduate of The University of Texas and a professional software engineer. The Whams are long-time residents of The Woodlands.

The law office of Wham & Rogers is located in The Woodlands, TX at 9400 Grogan’s Mill Road, Suite 305. For more information about the firm, visit or call (832) 592-1108 or text (832) 413-1428.

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