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With almost 40 years fighting for the rights of injured workers, Attorney Dennis L. Brown brings seasoned and knowledgeable experience in personal injury litigation, especially in matters involving marine and offshore injuries, longshore/vessel injuries, Defense Base Act claims, and trucking/auto collision litigation.


Attorney Dennis L. Brown has spent his career taking on employers and insurance carriers in courts up to the U.S. Supreme Court and secured judgments in the multiple millions of dollars for his clients. As a U.S. Army veteran and child of working class parents, he’s not afraid to fight for justice for each and every client.


While some attorneys try to avoid trial at any cost, Dennis L. Brown is not afraid to take a case to trial if the insurance company is not offering adequate money to fully compensate you – his client.


In his spare time, Attorney Dennis L. Brown likes to ski, sail, run, travel, and spend time outdoors with his family.


Recent Accomplishments:
$2,000,000.00 – settlement for longshoreman injured in fall on vessel in the Port of Houston
$375,000.00 – settlement for Defense Base Act worker PTSD claim

Legal Accomplishments:
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision establishing jury trial rights in Longshore claims against vessels.
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision establishing the entire Houston Ship Channel plant area as a maritime situs for injury claims (U.S. Supreme Court affirmed).
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals decision declaring container royalty payments to longshoreman as wages.

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit,
U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
State Bar of Texas

J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1979
B.A., Michigan State University, 1972

Professional Associations and Memberships:
State Bar of Texas Litigation Section
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Houston Trial Lawyers Association
The Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit

“Experienced Attorneys Aggressive Representation.”