Lewis S Fleishman

Lewis S Fleishman

Of Counsel
Houston, Texas

I am the sole practitioner of the law firm Lewis S. Fleishmann, PLLC and am of counsel to the Brewster Law Firm. For the past thirty years I have concentrated on Maritime Law, including the Defense Base Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, and the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act. Prior to commencing practice in Texas,  I was employed as an Assistant Attorney General by the State of New Mexico. I prosecuted cases under the Uniform Licensing Act. Additionally, I has extensive criminal appellate and state post-conviction expereience.
I graduated from Rutgers School of Law, Camden. I conducted my undergraduate work at the University of California, Los Angeles, where I graduated cum laude. I am admitted to practice law in Texas, New Mexico (inactive), California (inactive), the Navajo Nation (inactive), and numerous federal courts.

When not concentrating on my law practice, I spend time lecturing on various aspects of maritime law and am an active participant in the Annual Longshore Conference in New Orleans. I am also a member of WILG, the Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group.

I clerked for the Honorable John Devine, U.S. Magistrate, Trenton, New Jersey.


Areas of Practice

  • Longshore, Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, Defense Base Act

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1985
  • California, 1977


  • Rutgers School of Law - Camden, Camden, New Jersey
    • J.D. - 1976
  • University of California, Los Angeles - 1972
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: History


  • Lecturer, Various Aspects of Maritime Law

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Annual Longshore Conference, New Orleans
  • Workers Injury Law & Advocacy Group, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. John Devine, U.S. Magistrate, Trenton, New Jersey, Clerk


  • English (Primary)
  • Spanish