Ruiz, Adolfo

Adolfo Ruiz
  • Senior Associate Attorney


San Antonio




Adolfo Ruiz is a Senior Associate with the Firm. He joined the Firm in 2018, and handles city attorney/general counsel and litigation work. Mr. Ruiz attended University of Texas at Austin and earned both a Bachelor of Arts in Government with honors in 1980 and a Juris Doctor in 1983.  He was admitted by the State Bar of Texas in 1984.  Mr. Ruiz is also a member of the State Bar of Texas; Government Lawyers Section of the State Bar of Texas; Texas City Attorneys Association; and the San Antonio Bar Association. Mr. Ruiz was a participant in the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and MALDEF Leadership Programs.

Areas Of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • General Counsel (Governmental Entities)

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2016
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1990
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1995
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1996


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • J.D.
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. - 1980
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Government


  • Employment Law, St. Mary's University, Bill Greehey School of Business, 2009
  • Legal Environment of Business, St. Mary's University, Bill Greehey School of Business, 2009 to 2010
  • Law and Ethics for Entrepreneurs, St. Mary's University, Bill Greehey School of Business, 2009
  • Business Law, Texas A&M University, San Antonio, 2010
  • Ethics in Management, University of Phoenix, San Antonio, 2009 to 2010

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas City Attorney's Association, Member
  • San Antonio Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • McKamie Krueger, LLP , Partner, 2010 to 2018
  • Bexar Metropolitan Water District, In-House Counsel, 2005 to 2008
  • Villarreal, Moreno & Ruiz, Partner, 1990 to 2005

Pro Bono Activities

  • San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Leadership Program, 1987 to 1988
  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund Leadership Program, 1989 to 1990


  • Spanish