Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters, Experts and TPAs
Client-Recommended Attorneys, Adjusters, Experts and TPAs



Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

General Defense


1021 Main Street, Suite 1950, Houston, Texas 77002

Established: 1997

Qualified Member Since: 2004

Practice Areas

  • Automobile
  • General Liability
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Employer Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Copyright and Trademark Law
  • Insurance Coverage Litigation
  • Transportation


About Us

Peter Thompson & Steven Reilley formed Thompson & Reilley, P.C. in 1997, with the goal of providing efficient, quality legal service. The firm focuses on civil litigation, with significant expertise in insurance defense, maritime litigation, entertainment/copyright matters, and commercial litigation. Thompson & Reilley's goal is to work as a team with our clients to develop and execute a winning strategy. The firm is AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell.


Client Information

Insurance Clients

Insurance Guaranty Fund Clients

  • Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association

    Non-Insurance Clients

    • Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
    • Custom Alloy Corporation
    • Driver Pipeline Company, Inc.
    • Halliburton Company
    • Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc.
    • Shippers Stevedoring Company
    • Texas Industries, Inc.

    Personnel Information

    Shareholders


    Peter Thompson

    Houston, TX

    Admitted
    • Texas, 1989
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas, 1990
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1990
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1992
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 2003
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003
    Memberships:
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Houston Bar Association
    • The Maritime Law Association of the United States
    • Defense Research Institute
    Education:
    • Northeastern University, B.S. Mech. Engr. (with honors), 1982
    • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., 1989

    Born: 1959


    Steven S. Reilley

    Houston, TX

    Admitted
    • Texas, 1994
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas, 1995
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1995
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003
    Memberships:
    • American and Houston Bar Associations
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
    • Defense Research Institute
    Education:
    • The University of Texas, B.A. (with highest honors), 1990
    • The University of Texas, J.D., 1994
    Language:
    • Spanish

    Born: 1968


    Of Counsel


    Lisa B. Talbot

    Houston, TX

    Admitted
    • Maryland, 2001
    • Texas, 2004
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2004
    Memberships:
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Maryland State and Houston Bar Associations
    Education:
    • University of Maryland, College Park, B.A., 1997
    • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 2001

    Born: 1975


    Senior Associates


    Elizabeth T. Doyle

    Houston, TX

    Admitted
    • Texas, 2005
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas, 2008
    Memberships:
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Houston Bar Association
    • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
    Education:
    • Washington and Lee University, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2002
    • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2005

    Born: 1980


    Michael "Andy" A. Martinez

    Houston, TX

    Admitted
    • Texas, 2000
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas
    Education:
    • The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., 1993
    • The University of Texas at Austin School of Law, J.D., 1997

    Born: 1970


    Associate


    Nicholas A. Milazzo

    Houston, TX

    Admitted
    • Texas, 2015
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2016
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas including Bankruptcy Court
    Memberships:
    • State Bar of Texas
    Education:
    • The University of Texas at Austin, B.S., 2012
    • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2015

    Born: 1989

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