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Reynolds Frizzell LLP
SUITE 3500
United States

Work Department

Commercial Litigation




Clients trust Brandon Allen to thoroughly understand any complex matter he faces, to outwork his opponents, and to deliver favorable results without unnecessarily combative behavior. While he has successfully handled complex commercial cases across industries, Brandon is a go-to attorney for large construction cases and energy disputes. In fact, Legal 500 has recognized Brandon’s strong track record in Energy Litigation. He has achieved successful outcomes in high-stakes, multi-million dollar cases for clients such as Energy Transfer Partners, Wood Group Mustang, United Salt Corporation, Zachry Construction, and Beazley Group. Driven by the desire to make things right, Brandon explores every detail in a dispute and has been known to turn challenging cases around completely in favor of his clients.

Brandon graduated from The University of Texas School of Law with High Honors after serving as Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Law Review. He then clerked for Judge Royce C. Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. Brandon co-founded Reynolds Frizzell LLP, which has repeatedly been named a Top Ten Litigation Boutique in America by Benchmark Litigation.




  • The University of Texas School of Law
    • J.D., with High Honors, 1998
    • Editor in Chief, Texas Law Review
    • Research Assistant to Professor Charles Alan Wright
    • Order of the Coif
  • The University of Texas at Austin
    • B.A., Political Science and Government, with Honors and Special Department Honors, 1995

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Energy litigation: oil and gas

Houston-based boutique firm Reynolds Frizzell LLP is well known for its expertise in complex commercial litigation, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Both American and international oil and gas entities feature in the firm’s impressive client list, which includes the likes of BHP, TransOcean and Marathon Oil. Highlights included Frizzell, Brandon Allen and others serving as lead counsel to Energy Transfer Partners in a lawsuit brought by Enterprise Texas Pipeline alleging the breach of a pipeline agreement. Despite seeking damages of $400m, the plaintiff was only awarded less than 1% of its claims and the case was dismissed in 2018. Additionally, a team led by Chris Reynolds and Michael Oldham filed a high-value lawsuit on behalf of Magellan Midstream Partners; the dispute was settled within four months. Other names to note include Jeremy DoyleChris Hogan and Nathan SmithJean Frizzell is another key contact. James Schuelke was made up to partner.