Brett R. Sheneman

Associate

  • location icon Atlanta, GA
    1180 Peachtree Street NE
    Suite 2900
    Atlanta, GA 30309

Brett R. Sheneman is an associate in the Atlanta office of Lewis Brisbois and is a member of the Complex Business & Commercial Ligitation and Products Liability Practice. Brett is a trial lawyer with a vast array of litigation experience in business litigation, complex commercial litigation, products liability, and personal injury. Brett focuses his commercial practice on energy and construction matters and has represented Fortune 500 companies in Texas state courts, the Supreme Court of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

Brett began his legal career as a JAG lawyer in the United States Marine Corps where he prosecuted dozens of federal jury and bench cases to verdict. For his excellence in the courtroom, the Department of Defense awarded Brett with the Trial Excellence Award and Navy Commendation Medal.

After leaving active duty as a Captain, Brett practiced in Houston, Texas with a large national law firm and boutique litigation firm, where he represented clients in major commercial and energy disputes, construction matters, healthcare litigation, and personal injury defense.

Published Opinions

  • Morlock, L.L.C. v. Bank of New York, 448 S.W.3d 514 (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.] 2014, pet. denied)
  • Barrash v. Am. Ass'n of Neurological Surgeons, Inc., 812 F.3d 416 (5th Cir. 2016)

Military Service

Captain, United States Marine Corps (2010-2014)

Foreign Languages

Spanish

Admissions

Georgia

Texas

Military Justice Courts

United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas

United States District Court for the Western District of Texas

Associations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association

Awards & Honors

  • Department of the Navy Trial Excellence Award
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal

Education

Michigan State University College of Law

Juris Doctor, 2010

  • Moot Court and Mock Trial
  • Student Body President

Texas A&M University

Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, 2007

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