Alex J. Brown joined the Commercial Litigation section of the Lanier Law Firm in 2011. His experience in federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate level, and in domestic and international arbitration forums, compliment his expertise and give him additional proficiency in the area of bankruptcy litigation. Alex's litigation experience includes representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of complex commercial disputes involving international project development, oil and gas ventures, corporate governance and shareholder rights, financial services firms, partnerships, and commercial real estate. He has used these well-honed skills to garner many successful settlements and verdicts in the area of mass tort litigation.
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, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. In 2011, Alex was named Co-Chair of the Creditor Rights Subcommittee for the Litigation section of the American Bar Association and was asked to join the Private Equity Litigation Subcommittee, further elevating his status among his peers within the industry. 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.