Randy Lopez

Associate

  • location icon Houston, TX
    24 Greenway Plaza
    Suite 1400
    Houston, TX 77046

Randy Lopez is an associate in the Houston office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Professional Liability Practice.

Randy was born and raised in Rio Grande City, Texas. He joined the United States Navy two months after graduating high school and deployed twice in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. After being honorably discharged from the United States Navy he pursued and completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

While in law school, Randy was a member of two national mock trial teams and served as Chairman of the Board of Barristers, an organization comprised of the top 10% of Texas Tech University School of Law student advocates. Before joining Lewis Brisbois, Randy served as an Assistant District Attorney for Hidalgo County where he prosecuted numerous criminal cases to a jury verdict. Subsequently, Randy practiced insurance defense litigation for a South Texas law firm and secured favorable defense results in a historically difficult South Texas venue.

At Lewis Brisbois, Randy routinely handles complex insurance coverage and bad faith matters involving both commercial and personal lines. Randy also handles claims against insurance agents and brokers in cases involving negligence, breach of contract, Texas Insurance code violations, and Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act violations regarding the procurement of various insurance products.

Randy also represents law enforcement officers, police departments, and municipalities in a variety of civil litigation matters, including defense of §1983 excessive force, wrongful arrest, and wrongful death claims. In these cases, Randy has successfully litigated issues regarding qualified immunity, municipal liability, and alleged violations of First, Fifth, and Fourteenth Constitutional Amendments on behalf of police officers and municipalities.

Randy is licensed to practice law in Texas and Louisiana.

Military Service

United States Navy - 2006-2011 (Honorable Discharge)

Foreign Language Capabilities

Spanish

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • Louisiana
    • Texas
  • United States District Courts
    • 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 Southern District of Texas
    • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Associations

  • Hidalgo County Bar Association
  • Hidalgo County Young Lawyers Association - Director, 2018-2019
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel

Education

Texas Tech University School of Law

Juris Doctor, 2017

Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business

Master of Business Administration, 2017

The University of Texas at San Antonio

Bachelor of Arts, 2013

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