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Gail Brownfeld

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Practice Areas:

  • Litigation 65%
  • Appeals 30%
  • Business 5%


Gail Brownfeld has substantial trial experience in all areas of trial work related to products liability, toxic tort, medical malpractice, construction liability, personal injury, and ERISA cases. She also has extensive discovery and appellate experience. Ms. Brownfeld has represented significant institutional clients in the energy, waste management, pharmaceutical, automotive, petrochemical, and insurance industries. She has undertaken representation of major pharmaceutical companies in litigation involving medications for diabetes, erectile dysfunction, hormone replacement, and polio. She has also handled litigation for corporate clients involving alleged breaches of contract, warranties and employment agreements, negligence, and construction disputes.


  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. - 1985
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Sr. Fellow Legal Research and Writing)
  • Newcomb College of Tulane University
    • B.A. - 1982
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Public Policy, Political Science
  • London School of Economics, London
    • 1981-1982

Bar Admission

  • Texas, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit


  • Fellow, Houston Bar Foundation

Past Positions

  • Enron Corp., Assistant General Counsel, 1999 to 2002
  • Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc., Assistant General Counsel, 1994 to 1999

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas, Grievance Committee, 1994 - 1999
  • American Bar Association
  • Seventh National Conference for Women Litigators, Co-Chair, 1999
  • Fifth Circuit Judicial Conference Committee, 1999 to 1999
  • Camp for All, Advisory Board Member, 1994-1999