Gregg R. Brown, Principal

                        Gregg R. Brown

512.472.0288
Austin Office

Gregg R. Brown is an accomplished trial lawyer with over 25 years of experience in a wide range of matters, focusing  principally on construction litigation, product liability, long term exposure claims and wrongful death claims, as well as business disputes and commercial litigation.  Gregg attended undergraduate school and law school at Southern Illinois University, graduating with a degree in Finance in 1984, and with his law degree, magna cum laude, in 1987.  While in law school, Gregg was selected as Lead Articles Editor for the Southern Illinois University Law Journal and was twice published.  After a successful practice at a large firm in Austin, Gregg co-established the law firm of GERMER in 1998.  He is licensed to practice in all Texas and Arkansas state courts, as well as the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and all United States district courts in Texas and Arkansas.  He has tried complex cases throughout the state of Texas and regularly practices in courts in other states throughout the country.  Gregg is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Austin Bar Association, Texas Association of Defense Counsel and American Board of Trial Advocates.  He is routinely selected as a "Texas Super Lawyer" by Texas Monthly Magazine (2008-2011, 2013-14).

Gregg primarily practices in the areas of products liability, construction litigation, personal injury litigation, chemical exposure, toxic torts, commercial disputes, and non-subscriber litigation.

Professional Background

  • Joined Germer Beaman & Brown in 1998

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas - 1987
  • State Bar of Arkansas - 2007
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • All Texas state courts
    • All Arkansas state courts
    • The United States Supreme Court
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • All federal district courts in Texas and Arkansas

Professional Certifications

  • Board Certified, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
    • Personal Injury

Education

  • Southern Illinois University School of Law
    • Juris Doctor - magna cum laude - 1987
  • Southern Illinois University
    • Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance - 1984

Recognitions and Honors

  • "Texas Super Lawyer" as published in Texas Monthly Magazine, 2008-2011, 2013-2014 
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • MLB Pitch Hit and Throw - Local Runner-Up (1971)

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Texas Bar Foundation (life fellow)
  • Travis County Bar Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Representative Experience

  • Representative Clients Include:
    • RPM International, Inc.
    • J.M. Huber Corp.
    • Rust-Oleum Corp.
    • Carboline Company
    • Tremco Incorporated
    • The Grocers Supply Co., Inc.
    • Employers Mutual Casualty Company
    • Texas Builders Insurance Company

Interests

  • Quail Hunting
  • Fishing

Civic Involvement

  • South Austin Pregnancy Resource Center
    • Director

Contact Information

Email Address:
Phone:
512.472.0288
Location:
Austin Office