BRYAN R. LASSWELL -- FIRM OFFICER

Overview And Experience

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • State of Texas
  • U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, Western, and Northern Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

failure is not an option

Mr. Lasswell joined McLeod, Alexander, Powel, & Apffel in 1992. He focuses his practice on general civil litigation with an emphasis on personal injury defense and railroad litigation. He has also handled cases related to the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, the Jones Act, and general maritime law. Mr. Lasswell represents a variety of clients including BNSF Railway Company, Union Pacific Railroad Company, Amtrak, Mid-Continent Casualty Company, Unitrin County Mutual Insurance Company, Southern States Offshore, Inc.

EDUCATION

  • B.B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1985
  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, 1992, Magna Cum Laude

EXPERIENCE

  • Licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas in 1992

COMMUNITY

Phone Number/Email:

(409) 763-2481 ext 135; brlasswell@mapalaw.com

Amber Atkins -- TBLS-BCP, Civil Trial Law

Rachell Smith -- Legal Secretary

adatkins@mapalaw.com (409) 763-2481 ext. 266

rcsmith@mapalaw.com (409) 763-2481 ext. 250

PROFESSIONAL PUBLICATIONS

  • Bryan R. Lasswell, Comment, In Defense of False Light: Why False Light Must Remain A Viable Cause of Action, 34 S. TEX. L. REV. 149 (1993);

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • State Bar of Texas
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel