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Gregory L. Deans

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Deans Stepp Law, LLP
325 N. Saint Paul Street, Suite 1500
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-965-8500
Fax: 214-965-8505
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007
Licensed in Texas Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense, Construction Litigation: Business, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Defense, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Gregory L. Deans is the founding partner of Deans Stepp Law in Dallas, Texas. Widely regarded as one of the leading trial attorneys in his region, Mr. Deans provides unmatched representation and support to clients throughout the greater Dallas metro and surrounding areas who have legal needs involving any of the following:

· Business disputes and commercial litigation

· Construction litigation

· Oil field litigation

· Personal injury

· Product liability

· Wrongful death

Bringing over 28 years of total legal experience to the table, Mr. Deans has achieved considerable success protecting the rights and interests of his clients in complex, high-stakes litigation and arbitrations involving a host of legal disputes. Serving the needs of both plaintiff and defendants alike, he has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts for those with tortious and liability claims while securing favorable verdicts for those defending such claims, saving them millions in possible judgments.

At all turns, Mr. Deans maintains a constant focus on obtaining the most favorable outcome possible for his clients, no matter which side of the courtroom they are on. He has also gained a reputation for being able to deftly explain complicated legal and industry-specific terms in a way the judge and jury can easily grasp.

Recognized for his success, Mr. Deans has received consistent top rankings and endorsements from his peers, and D Magazine named him among the Best Lawyers in Dallas in 2019. In addition, Texas Monthly Magazine voted him a Top Attorney in Texas that same year, and America’s Top 100 named him as among the Top 100 High Stakes Litigators in North Texas for 2018-2019.

A 1989 graduate of Texas A&M University, Mr. Deans obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Houston Law Center in 1992. He is admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in Texas as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. He is also an active member of the Dallas Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas, among his other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 20%Business Litigation
  • 20%Class Action/Mass Torts: Defense
  • 20%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - General: Defense
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

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


10 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2006 - 2007

About Gregory L. Deans

First Admitted: 1992, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Texas, 2006-2007
  • America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators in North Texas, 2018-2019
  • Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2013-2020
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2019
  • Top Attorney in Texas by Texas Monthly, 2019

Educational Background

  • Texas A & M University, B.S. in Psychology; Honors: Psi Chi Honors Society, 1989

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • Member, Defense Research Institute
  • Texas, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
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Office Location for Gregory L. Deans

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

Phone: 214-965-8500

Fax: 214-965-8505

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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