Bruse represents individuals, businesses and organizations in Texas and across the country, from Washington, DC, New York and Massachusetts, to Florida and California. He has litigated and tried cases to verdict throughout the United States. Bruse’s primary practice areas include business litigation, business law, employment litigation, employment law, product liability litigation, fiduciary litigation and whistle-blower litigation. Bruse also represents firm clients in federal multi-district litigation and class and mass action litigation.
Bruse’s extensive experience includes representing firm clients before state and federal courts, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, the Department of Justice, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Texas Workforce Commission, the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Texas Department of Insurance, numerous state attorneys general and other administrative and governmental entities. He has successfully represented and opposed some of the largest companies, banks and organizations in America. The Washington, DC based Government Accountability Project has recognized his efforts on behalf of whistle-blowers.
Bruse represents broadcasting companies, television stations, media executives, entertainers and a multiple Emmy Award winning producer, writer and New York Times best-selling author. His representation of the firm’s media clients has led to outstanding results.
Bruse’s work has been reported by dozens of media outlets across America including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Houston Chronicle, Rolling Stone, American Banker, The New York Law Journal and Texas Lawyer.
Primary Areas of Practice
Product Liability Litigation
Admitted to Practice
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
U.S. District Court for Colorado
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
Rice University, B.A.
South Texas College of Law – Houston, J.D.
Professional and Community Involvement
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Texas Bar Association (Member, Litigation Section)
Member, Houston Bar Association (Member, Litigation Section)
Lifetime Member, Rice University “R” Association (Football Letterman)
Lifetime Member, Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo (Vice Chairman 2005–07)