Attorney Alex Brown

Alex Brown


Alex J. Brown is the Managing Attorney of the Lanier Law Firm’s Commercial Litigation section. Alex represents companies and individuals in federal and state courts across the country at both the trial and appellate level, and in domestic and international arbitration forums. Before he became a plaintiff’s lawyer, Alex was a partner in the Houston office of one of the oldest and largest law firms in Texas. There, he represented multi-national corporations in complex business disputes involving international project development, partnerships, oil and gas ventures, corporate governance and shareholder’s rights, real estate development, and mass tort litigation.

  • Member, National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Member, American Association of Justice
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, International Dispute Resolution Centre

When he isn’t traveling around the country for firm clients, Alex enjoys spending time with his wife and three children and being outdoors.

  • The State of Texas in a Multi-District Litigation anti-trust case against Google
  • Leader of Mark Lanier’s trial team, which tried two medical device cases in 2016 that resulted in a $1 billion jury verdict and a $502 million jury verdict
  • Leader of Mark Lanier’s trial team for the Actos drug trial in 2014 that resulted in a $9 billion jury verdict
  • Member of a trial team that represented a pharmaceutical company in a lawsuit brought by a group of insurance companies
  • Represented large groups of clients in national/multi-district product liability litigation and served on the Talc MDL trial committee
  • A Texas energy company in ICC and ICSID arbitration proceedings against the Federal Government of Nigeria
  • Member of the team for a coalition of sugar farmers and producers in their suit against agribusiness conglomerates for false advertising.
  • First chair trial counsel for a national real estate investment trust
  • Represented a class of homeowners in Carteret, New Jersey whose homes and yards have been contaminated with lead, arsenic, copper and other heavy metals
  • Head of the trial committee of a joint venture organized to pursue environmental litigation on behalf of the State of New Jersey
  • Outside counsel for the State of New Jersey in a lawsuit against various defendants to recover Natural Resource Damages
  • An oil and gas interest owner who was sued under a joint operating agreement
  • A national packaging company for alleged violations of a non-compete agreement
  • Securities traders against a securities trading company
  • A U.S. retailer in a case against a Chinese manufacturer
  • A CEO who was sued by a minority shareholder
  • A creditor’s committee sued for alleged violations of a bankruptcy plan of reorganization
  • A land investor against the organizers of the Circuit of The Americas race track
  • A developer who was sued by his former partner regarding a Lake Travis development project
  • Landowners whose oil and gas properties were damaged by a multi-national oil company
  • A stockbroker who was sued by his clients for mishandling their trading accounts
  • A royalty owner in a lawsuit against the operator of his oil and gas wells
  • The family of an oil rig worker who was killed on a drilling rig
  • A man who lost his leg due to a rifle misfire and a national class of firearm owners who purchased the same model rifle
  • J.D. – University of Houston Law Center, Articles Editor UHLC Journal of International Law
  • Bachelor from Texas Tech University, magna cum laude
  • Named a “Texas Rising Star” by Texas Monthly Magazine and Thomson Reuters
  • Recognized as a “Texas Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters
  • Named to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America
  • Recognized by The Legal 500 – the world’s largest legal referral guide
  • Honored to be selected as American Lawyer‘s list of Top Rated Lawyers for International Law & International Trade.
  • Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell