Benjamin T. Major

Benjamin T. Major

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Appellate Attorney in Houston, TX

The Lanier Law Firm
 | 10940 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N, Houston, TX 77064
Phone: 713-659-5200
Fax: 713-659-2204
Selected To Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Appellate (50%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (50%)
    Attorney Profile

    Benjamin Major has vast experience in trial and appellate matters. In his role for the Lanier Law Firm, he has served as lead appellate counsel on a number of appeals; has worked to preserve seven-to-ten-digit judgments on appeal;  and has headed up motion practice efforts in large scale and complex litigation, including personal injury cases, commercial disputes, 42 U.S.C. section 1983 litigation, and oil and gas cases.  

    Thomson Reuters recognized Ben among the list of Texas Rising Stars in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

    Prior to joining The Lanier Law Firm's appellate team, Ben was an associate at highly respected law firms in Beaumont and Lubbock. During that time, Ben represented financial institutions in commercial collection and lender liability cases; individuals in probate and personal injury litigation; municipalities in Section 1983 litigation; and various corporate clients in commercial, personal injury, and employment matters.

    Ben received a bachelor’s degree magna cum laude from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, and his Doctor of Jurisprudence Summa Cum Laude from The Texas Tech School of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Estate Planning and Community Property Law Journal and received Order of the Coif honors. Before attending law school, Ben taught English and coached basketball and tennis in the public school system.

    Ben is a native Texan who is licensed in Texas. He is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern and Eastern District of Texas, as well the federal Fifth Circuit and Ninth Circuit courts.

    About Benjamin Major

    Admitted: 2010, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


    • Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters, 2018, 2019, 2020

    Educational Background:

    • Lamar University, B.S., Political Science, magna cum laude, 1997
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    Office Location for Benjamin T. Major

    10940 W. Sam Houston Pkwy N
    Houston, TX 77064

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    Last Updated: 12/5/2019

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