J. Mark Brewer

J. Mark Brewer

President and Founder
Location:
Houston, Texas
Phone:
(713) 209-2910
Fax:
832-581-2066
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Business, Tort and Commercial Litigation
  • Arbitration

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 1981
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

Education

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law, Kansas City, Missouri
    • Juris Doctor
  • University of Southern California, Cambridge, England
    • M.A., Master of Arts
    • Major: International Relations

Published Works

  • "Effect of Notice Requirements on Differing Site Conditions Clauses" in Proving and Pricing Differing Site Condition Claims, Robert Cushman, ed. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1992)
  • Supplement to Differing Site Condition Claims (John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1993)

Representative Cases

  • US ex rel American Bank v. CIT Constr., 944 F.2d 253 (5th Cir. 1991)
  • Harvey Const. Co. v. Robertson-Ceco Corp., 10 F.3d. 300 (5th Cir. 1994)
  • Metropolitan Life Ins. v. Robertson-Ceco Corp., 84 F.3d 560, (2nd Cir. 1996); certiorari denied, 519 U.S. 1007 (1996), 117 S.Ct. 508, 136 L.Ed.2d 398
  • Gundle Lining Const. Corp. v. Adams County Asphalt, Inc., 85 F.3d 201 (5th Cir. 1996)
  • Morales v. Daley, 116 F. Supp. 2d 801 (S.D. Tex. 2000)
  • Comerica Bank vs. Banco Lavra, 2006 WL 1547719
  • Brewer & Pritchard, P.C. v. Nick Johnson and James Chang, 73 S.W.3d 193 (Tex. 2002)
  • Scott Bader, Inc. v. Sandstone Products, Inc., 248 S.W.3d 802 (Tex.App.-Houston [1st Dist.] 2008)
  • U.S. v. Ramos, 537 F.3d 439 (5th Cir. 2008); certiorari denied, 129 S.Ct. 1615
  • U.S. ex rel. Bowman v. Computer Learning Centers, 73 Fed.Appx. 735 (5th Cir. 2003)
  • In re Enron Corp. Securities, Derivative &
  • In re EbaseOne Corp.; 2006 WL 2405732
  • Naves v. National Western Life Ins. Co.; 2009 WL 2900755
  • American Heritage, Inc. v. Nevada Gold & Casino, Inc.; 259 S.W.3d 816 (Tex.App.- Houston [1 Dist.] 2008)
  • Saint Joseph Orthodox Christian Church v. Spring Branch Independent School Dist.; (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] 2003); 110 S.W.3d 477
  • Calisessi ex rel. U.S. v. Hot Chalk, Inc., CV-13-01150-PHX-NVW, 2015 WL 1966463 (D. Ariz. May 1, 2015)
  • In re Jabbary, 2016 WL 4253980; Rohi, DDS v. Jabbary, DDS
  • District Court of Texas, Harris CountyMay 03, 2016No. 2014-41707 (Order of Summary Judgment on over 5000 violations of Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act)

Classes/Seminars

  • University of Maryland and Troy State University - Business Law Instructor, 1983 - 1987
  • National Press Club, Washington, DC

Honors and Awards

  • Rated as "A.V." for professional excellence and highest ethical standards (continuously since 1992)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Associated Member
  • Associated General Contractors, Associate Member
  • Royal Institute of International Affairs in London, Member
  • London Court of International Arbitration
  • Royal Institute of International Affairs, London - Reader
  • Associated Builders & Contractors, Former Member
  • American Bar Association, ABA Section of Healthcare
  • American Bar Association, ABA Section of International Law Tort and Insurance Practice Section
  • American Bar Association, Fidelity and Surety Law Committee
  • American Bar Association, Forum Committee on the Construction Industry

Past Employment Positions

  • Winstead, McGuire, Sechrest & Minick, Associate Attorney, 1988 - 1990
  • United States Air Force, Chief, Military Justice & Assistant Staff Judge Advocate - Captain, USAF, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida and RAF Mildenhall, England, 1983 - 1987
  • Nathan Wood & Sommers, Partner, 1990 - 1991
  • Margolin & Kirwan, Kansas City, Missouri, Associate Attorney, 1987 - 1988
  • U.S. Air Force, Chief Military Justice & Assistant Staff Judge Advocate, 1983 - 1987

Pro Bono Activities

  • Houston Symphony, Member, Board of Directors
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Life Fellow