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Maurice Bresenhan, Jr., Attorney at Law

Maurice Bresenhan, Jr. is a Partner with Zukowski, Bresenhan & Piazza LLP, where he focuses his practice on employment, construction, transportation, and family law. He has practiced litigation in state and federal courts throughout Texas and the country for over 40 years. In 1986, he and John Zukowski formed this firm with the goal of providing excellent legal service built on a solid base of expertise and experience. He currently represents business entities and individuals in litigation matters, including civil, commercial and consumer law, construction and real estate, product liability, environmental, professional liability, and trade secrets; design and construction claims; business acquisitions; covenants not to compete; family law, including divorce, child custody, and modifications; and employment law, including labor and employment representation, individual and class action discrimination claims, and administrative matters in Texas and other states. He is highly regarded in both the legal and civic communities; he has been named a Super Lawyer and holds the prestigious Martindale Hubbell rating of Preeminent AV for the Highest Level of Professional Excellence.  

Curriculum Vitae


LL.B., The University of Texas School of Law, 1968

M.S., Sam Houston State University, 1965

Major: Biology

B.S., Sam Houston State University, 1963

Major: Biology


All Texas Courts

Texas Supreme Court, 1968

U.S. Supreme Court, 1981

U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1982

U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2014

U.S. District & Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Texas, 1985

U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1985

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1993

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana

Industry Focus


Personnel Agencies


General Corporate 

Practice Areas

Civil Litigation 

Family Law

Business Litigation

Business Transactional  

Employment Law



Texas Bar Association

Houston Bar Association

Texas Academy of Texas Family Law Specialists