Mr Bryan Dumesnil > Bracewell LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Bracewell LLP
STE 2300
United States


Bryan Dumesnil provides Bracewell’s clients with the intense dedication needed when facing complex litigation challenges. Although most cases are resolved outside the courtroom, a trial lawyer must be willing and able to try a case in order to achieve the best results for the client. Bryan knows this, and that is why he approaches every case as if it will be tried. By doing so, Bryan is prepared to zealously protect his clients and their interests if a negotiated resolution is not possible.


Baylor Law School, J.D., 1995; Texas A&M University, Bachelor of Arts, 1992, magna cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation: defense

Bracewell LLP in Texas frequently handles shareholder derivative lawsuits, as well as appearing before regulatory agencies and representing individuals providing grand-jury testimony and law-enforcement interviews. The team frequently handles high-stakes SEC and DOJ matters, as well as the consequent securities litigation on behalf of public and private companies, underwriters, boards of directors and individual executives and officers. Much of its work is for energy companies and their financial advisors. Practice head Tony Visage in Houston recently defended a class action against directors and founders of Think Finance, Inc., alleging that the company’s loans were improperly made through “tribal lending entities”. Stephen Benesh in Austin has a national securities litigation practice, and recently acted for The Bank of New York Mellon Trust in a securities class action concerning Pacific Coast Energy Company’s asset retirement obligation estimates. Bradley Benoit and chair of the financial institution litigation practice Bryan Dumesnil, both based in Houston, also play key roles in the practice.