Brannon Dillard is a shareholder in Winstead's Business, Energy, Intellectual Property, Insurance, and Securities Litigation Practice Groups. Although he is based out of the firm's Houston office, Brannon represents businesses and individuals statewide, nationally, and internationally in a variety of litigation and non-litigation matters.
Brannon represents clients in complex, high-profile civil litigation across a wide range of industries. He has extensive experience handling an assortment of contractual, business tort, insurance coverage, intellectual property, employment, personal injury, products liability, securities, real estate, and trade secret disputes, many of which involve the energy, oilfield services, food distribution, insurance, automotive, and financial services industries, among others. His experience spans all phases of litigation, and he has successfully tried cases to the bench, arbitration panel, and jury, including as a first and second-chair lawyer, obtained numerous summary judgments and dismissals of claims and lawsuits, and handled state and federal appeals. See representative litigation experience.
In addition to his diverse litigation practice, Brannon regularly advises clients on the terms and conditions of various business-related contracts, including the evaluation, drafting, negotiation, and enforcement of same. He provides policyholders and insurers with insurance coverage analysis and advice on property, liability, and other types of insurance. He also assists clients with business guidance and planning, pre-dispute risk analysis and management, and litigation avoidance counseling.
For his experience both inside and outside of the courtroom, Brannon has been recognized in multiple years as a "Texas Rising Star" by Texas Monthly and one of Houston's "Top Lawyers" by H Texas, as well as one of Houston's "Professionals on the Fast Track" by H Texas.