Laurence Tien


Practice Areas: Mesothelioma,Serious Injury,Drug & Medical Device Injuries,Overtime and Wage Litigation (FLSA),Product Liability


Laurence is a trial attorney who has represented a wide variety of clients. Laurence has been responsible for the management and trial preparation of hundreds of asbestos poisoning and pharmaceutical cases filed in numerous jurisdictions across the United States. In addition, Laurence has handled and settled either before trial, or during trial, other substantial cases.

Laurence’s practice has involved a wide range of legal services, primarily focusing on mesothelioma and asbestos injury cases. In the past, Laurence has handled dangerous pharmaceutical drugs, defective medical products and toxic torts involving exposure to dangerous chemicals at various jobsites.

Before joining the firm, Laurence was previously the managing partner of his own law firm where he prosecuted class action lawsuits against predatory sub prime lenders and financial institutions before the financial collapse of 2008.

Laurence is licensed to practice in Texas as well as the Federal Courts in the Southern and Easter Districts of Texas, and is regularly admitted to practice law before other States’ Courts on a case by case basis.

Laurence is one of seven sons from a father who worked as an operator at a La Porte, TX chemical plant and a mother who worked as a waitress. Laurence’s modest upbringing is a continual reminder for him to be a strong advocate for individuals who perform manual labor.

Laurence is married with two young girls and they reside in the Houston area.

  • University of Texas at Austin, B.B.A… Finance with Honors, December, 1990
  • University of Houston, J.D., May, 1997
  • Admissions: Texas, November, 1997

He is currently a member of the following associations:

  • Texas Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice