Brian O’Rear Associate




Brian O’Rear defends clients in civil litigation in state and federal courts. He has successfully handled an array of disputes for clients across a broad spectrum of business-related tort matters, including catastrophic personal injury, offshore, maritime, product liability, transportation, premises, construction defect, employee non-competition, business disputes, and energy-related and environmental matters. Brian also defends clients in personal injury litigation, professional liability, oil field, pipeline, refinery and chemical plant matters. 

Before joining Wilson Elser, Brian practiced law with several firms in the Houston, Texas, area. Prior to graduating law school, Brian was a general contractor and ran his own construction firm for ten years.

Areas of Focus

Litigation & Advisory
Brian draws on his experience in construction and insurance to assist clients with complex matters on a variety of topics.