Deterring Frivolous Lawsuits to Promote Economic Growth

Ted Cruz defended the landmark lawsuit reform legislation implemented in Texas in 2003. He protected the constitutionality of that effort, which has led to greater access to health care and expanded economic opportunity.

  • Argued Robinson v. Crown Cork & Seal Co. before the Texas Supreme Court, the first case addressing the constitutionality of HB 4, the landmark Texas lawsuit reform legislation;
  • As the head of the Office of Policy Planning at the Federal Trade Commission, lead efforts for the FTC to intervene in defense of consumers in several class action lawsuits, with the FTC successfully opposing insignificant coupon settlements and excessive attorneys fees;
  • As Domestic Policy Advisor to President George W. Bush on the 2000 Bush-Cheney campaign, responsible for developing the President’s lawsuit reform proposals.