Lawrence J. West

Top rated Civil Litigation attorney in Houston, Texas

West Mermis PLLC
Lawrence J. West
West Mermis PLLC

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, Construction Litigation

Licensed in Texas since: 1988

Education: Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023

West Mermis PLLC

1301 McKinney
Suite 3120
Houston, TX 77010 Phone: 713-255-3550 Email: Lawrence J. West Visit website


Mr. West is a founding partner of West Mermis PLLC and currently serves as its managing partner. He has more than 32 years of litigation experience handling cases all over the State of Texas. His practice includes complex commercial litigation, construction defect litigation, business litigation, insurance defense and worksite accidents. He is AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating in legal ability & ethical standards. In addition, he continues to be named both as a Super Lawyer and one of Texas’ Top-Rated Lawyers. Mr. West is a frequent lecturer on business litigation, construction litigation and risk shifting provisions in commercial contracts.

First Admitted: 1988, Texas

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • DRI Construction Law Section
  • Member of the Houston Bar Association Construction Law Section
Educational Background:
  • The University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A. Finance 1984
  • Southern Methodist University School of Law, J.D. 1988 
  • Best Lawyers in America, recognized in the areas of Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Construction, 2018-2021
  • Texas Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters, 2014-2020
  • AV Rated more than 10 years
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Co-Author, Compendium of Texas Construction Law, USLAW Network, 2010
White Papers:
  • Checklist For Preparing the Expert Witness, IADC Newsletter, 2012
Industry Groups:
  • Construction Litigation

Office location for Lawrence J. West

1301 McKinney
Suite 3120
Houston, TX 77010


10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023

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