Alex J. Brown joined the Commercial Litigation section of the Lanier Law Firm in 2011. Alex represents clients in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate level, and in domestic and international arbitration forums. He specializes in complex commercial disputes involving international project development, oil and gas ventures, corporate governance and shareholder rights, bankruptcy estates, financial services firms and commercial real estate. He is also heavily involved in the firm’s multi-district litigation practice and serves on Mark Lanier’s trial team.
Prior to joining the Lanier Law Firm, he was a partner in the Houston office of one of the oldest and largest law firms in Texas. He received a bachelor's degree magna cum laude from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Houston Law Center where he served as an articles editor for the Houston Journal of International Law.
Alex has been recognized as a "Texas Rising Star" (Business Litigation, General Litigation) in Texas Monthly Magazine in 2006 to the present. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. In 2013, Alex was named to American Lawyer's list of Top Rated Lawyers for International Law & International Trade.
Alex is a native Houstonian who is licensed in Texas and New York. He is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern and Eastern District of Texas as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. When he isn’t traveling around the country for firm clients, Alex enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and being outdoors.