With 20 years of litigation experience defending and prosecuting complex legal, factual, and damage issues in multiple jurisdictions throughout Texas, clients and colleagues know Brian as a tough opponent with a track record of success in high-stakes litigation and complex negotiation. Brian serves as lead trial counsel for national companies and individuals facing high-risk, large-dollar, catastrophic death and injury matters and claims of negligence or wrongdoing, practicing in some of the highest-exposure jurisdictions in Texas state and federal courts. He has extensive experience defending the trucking industry, specifically incidents involving commercial vehicles, their drivers, and the companies that insure them. Brian frequently litigates matters involving construction defects and construction accidents and has served as lead defense counsel in several large oil and gas injury disputes. He defends wrongful death, premise liability, professional negligence claims, as well as motor vehicle accidents, and breach of contract disputes. Mr. Cano also has experience in defending class action matters in Texas.
At the beginning of every engagement, Brian evaluates legal risk across a client’s business, fostering a risk management mindset that assesses impacts from line workers to management. He avoids unwanted surprises by clearly communicating with clients throughout engagements and prioritizes delivering the most effective and efficient path to resolution for each client. Brian’s approach to each matter is rooted in producing practical results and considers the future business implications of any matter’s outcome, creating long-term client partnerships that last. His clients include national transportation, construction, restaurant and hospitality, entertainment, and energy companies as well as financial institutions. Brian is deeply rooted in his community and often draws on his life experience to solve client problems.