Brett is a trial lawyer with a vast array of litigation experience in business litigation, complex commercial matters, construction and construction defects, products liability, and personal injury.  Brett focuses his commercial practice on energy and construction matters and has represented Fortune 500 companies in Texas state courts, the Supreme Court of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, as well as state and federal courts in Georgia.

Brett began his legal career as a JAG lawyer in the United States Marine Corps where he prosecuted dozens of federal jury and bench cases to verdict.  For his excellence in the courtroom, the Department of Defense awarded Brett with the Trial Excellence Award and Navy Commendation Medal.

After leaving active duty as a Captain, Brett served as an associate with Jones Walker, LLP, where he spent over three years representing clients in major commercial and energy disputes, construction matters, and personal injury defense, to name a few.  Brett additionally worked for an AmLaw 75 firm in Atlanta where he handled construction, commercial, and high exposure personal injury matters for a national client base.  Brett initially joined Serpe Jones in 2017 and represents the firm’s commercial and healthcare clients in litigation matters.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Construction and Construction Defects
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Products Liability
  • Healthcare Litigation

Education

Michigan State University College of Law, J.D. 2010

  • Moot Court
  • Student Body President

Texas A&M University, B.A. Magna Cum Laude, 2007

State Court Admissions

  • Texas, 2010
  • Georgia, 2018

Federal Court Admissions

  • Military Justice Courts, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2016
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 2015
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia, 2018

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • Veteran’s Legal Initiative
  • Houston LegalLine