Company: Farnsworth & vonBerg, LLP
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
T Brooke Farnsworth, Partner at Farnsworth & vonBerg, LLP, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in litigation.
Distinguished for excellence in energy, business, and commercial litigation, Mr. Farnsworth has thrived as a principal of Farnsworth & vonBerg, LLP, since 1990. He prides himself on his integrity and his commitment to getting to the core of issues, as he believes that allows him to offer clients the best advice possible. One of the highlights of his career was the case Hamrick v. Ward during which he argued to the Texas Supreme Court for the law to be changed on the applicability of implied easements.
Previously, Mr. Farnsworth garnered experience as an administrative assistant to the treasurer of the state of Indiana, an associate of Butler, Binion, Rice, Cook & Knapp, counsel to the Damson Oil Corporation, and the principal of Farnsworth & Associates. He used the knowledge he accrued to contribute a variety of articles to professional journals, to serve on the law advisory board of the Institute of Energy, and to lecture at seminars on oil and gas-related topics.
Mr. Farnsworth prepared for his endeavors by earning a Bachelor of Science in business from Indiana University in 1967 and a JD from Robert H. McKinney School of Law at Indiana University in 1971. She then became admitted to practice in the state of Texas and before the United States Tax Court, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the Supreme Court of the United States, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. To keep in touch with his peers and professional community, he joined prominent professional organizations like the American Association for Justice, ABA, and the Houston Bar Association.
In recognition of his efforts, Mr. Farnsworth was named a fellow of the Texas Bar College and a sustaining lifetime fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, and was honored with an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell. His achievements were highlighted among the pages of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who in Finance and industry.