Gregory L. Deans

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Class Action & Mass Torts Attorney in Dallas, TX

Deans & Lyons, LLP
 | 325 N. Saint Paul Street, Suite 1500
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-736-7861
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense (40%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%),
  • General Litigation (20%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Defense (20%)
Attorney Profile

Gregory L. Deans is a respected partner of Deans & Lyons, LLP of Dallas, Texas. A robust litigator who also serves as national coordinating counsel for a broad base of clients ranging from high-profile Fortune 500 companies to small-business owners and individuals, Mr. Deans has more than 20 years of experience litigating complex cases from both sides of the docket. He currently focuses on personal injury defense, oil and gas litigation, product liability, class actions and mass tort cases. While his main focus is in the Dallas area, he regularly takes on cases in Houston and around the Gulf Coast.

Before starting his career in Dallas with Deans & Lyons, Mr. Deans practiced in the Houston area, acquiring extensive experience in maritime and admiralty law claims and cases pertaining to the Jones Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. Since then, he has considerably broadened his scope. He has aggressively worked to drive forward the causation laws revolving around asbestos for his clients, and he has been an instrumental figure in the development of expert testimony and in reinforcing adherence to evidentiary standards in the court.

Mr. Deans received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center in 1992. Prior to law school, he obtained a B.S. in psychology from Texas A&M University, graduating as a member of the Psi Chi Honors Society. He has been admitted to the State Bar of Texas, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas. Mr. Deans is a member of the Dallas Bar Association and the Defense Research Institute.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Class Action/Mass Torts (40%): Class Actions, Asbestos

Class Action/Mass Torts (20%): Class Actions, Asbestos

General Litigation (20%): Litigation

Personal Injury - General (20%): Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense

Focus Areas

Class Actions, Asbestos, Litigation, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense


Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018 Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007

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About Gregory Deans

Admitted: 1992, Texas

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Defense Research Institute
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • Texas

Educational Background:

  • Texas A & M University, B.S. in Psychology; Honors: Psi Chi Honors Society, 1989
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Office Location for Gregory L. Deans

325 N. Saint Paul Street
Suite 1500
Dallas, TX 75201

Phone: 214-736-7861


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Last Updated: 12/6/2017

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