Mark D. Goranson
 713-526-9200 (Office)
713- 526-9202 (Fax)

Mark Goranson uses his twenty years of experience in commercial litigation to protect the interests of his clients and obtain the legal results they want. Whether it be through negotiation or trial, Mark will work with you to obtain your goal. Mark has obtained multi-million dollar verdicts and also defended against multi-million dollar claims. He specializes in helping business people negotiate the legal mine field they face in resolving disputes. Mark is known for his successful representation of individuals, manufacturers, engineering and construction firms and small to medium sized businesses.

Areas of Practice

  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Contract Claims
  • Business Torts
  • Construction Disputes

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1986
  • Colorado, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Drake University Law School, Des Moines, Iowa
    • J.D. cum laude – 1983
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Executive Editor of Drake Law Review
  • University Of Iowa
    • B.A. – 1980
    • Honors: With Honors


  • Adjunct Professor, Trial Advocacy and Pre-Trial Litigation, University of Houston Law School, 1995 – 2008
  • Faculty Member and Speaker, University Of Houston Law School Deposition and Evidence Workshops

Honors and Awards

  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Houston Bar Association