About Us GERMER is proud to be one of the top 50 law firms in the State of Texas. Established in 1994, the firm has grown to accommodate client demand and expanded its reach statewide with offices in Beaumont, Houston and Austin.
The firm now has more than seventy principals and associates who serve their clients with a steadfast dedication to legal excellence, backed by impressive academic credentials and extensive practical experience. Over the years, thousands of individuals, businesses, and governmental entities have come to rely on GERMER for proven experience.
The firm’s expertise extends across many diverse practice areas and many different forums. Comfortable in state and federal courtrooms throughout the state and beyond, the accomplished, experienced litigators in the firm have successfully handled a variety of matters including general tort, commercial, class action, product liability, construction, divorce, employment, healthcare, insurance, intellectual property, real property, personal injury, professional liability, pharmaceutical, premises liability, railroad and toxic tort litigation. Several of our principals fill statewide coordinating counsel roles for clients, as well as serve on national counsel litigation teams. With a number of attorney-engineers in its ranks, GERMER has successfully defended and prosecuted a number of high stakes patent infringement cases. GERMER’s appellate attorneys have preserved victories and reversed adverse decisions at all levels of state and federal appeals.
The firm’s business section complements its litigation services with an equally deep and varied experience in business organizations and transactions including HUD-insured multi-family construction financing and refinancing, large hospital systems, estate planning and probate, real estate, tax planning, public law, mortgage and bank financing and SEC work. Several principals in the business section serve as general counsel for numerous governmental agencies and a publicly traded company.
Consistent with its efforts to assemble a well-rounded core of attorneys and staff, many GERMER attorneys are board certified in their respective areas of practice, most in multiple disciplines. The firm’s peers have recognized the excellence of its attorneys, electing Larry Germer, Tom Bullion and Mark Beaman to the American College of Trial Attorneys and principals of each office to the American Board of Trial Advocates. Several principals have the distinct honor of being among The Best Lawyers in America and many of the attorneys have repeatedly been recognized as Texas Super Lawyers or Rising Stars by Texas Monthly.
The attorneys of GERMER are also dedicated to service within their local and state bars and communities. Many of the firm’s attorneys are present or former officers of the State Bar of Texas, Harris, Travis and Jefferson County Bar Associations, Texas Association of Defense Counsel, DRI and countless other organizations.