The Strong Firm announces attorney Brian Albert as shareholder

By: Liz Grimm
| Published 04/13/2018


THE WOODlANDS, Texas -- The Strong Firm, P.C. is pleased to announce the appointment of attorney Brian Albert to the firm as Shareholder. In his role, he is leading the business law firm’s business and governmental agreements practice area, along with various business development and client relations activities.

Brian Albert originally joined The Strong Firm in 2012 as a law clerk with prior professional experience at Baker Hughes and Hewlett-Packard in Houston, TX. In 2013, he was promoted to Associate Attorney. In late 2016, he joined The Woodlands-based Waste Connections, Inc. as Associate Counsel, where he gained valuable in-house experience in the handling of a variety of commercial and municipal transactions and litigation matters. He recently rejoined The Strong Firm in this key leadership role.

“We are delighted to have Brian return to the firm in a leadership role and help with our long-term goals of expanding our practice and continuing the high quality of support to our clients and community with enhanced services,” noted Bret L. Strong, founder and managing shareholder of The Strong Firm, P.C. “Brian was an integral part of our firm for the first part of this decade, and his increased knowledge of corporate legal matters and contracting with governmental and private institutions from Waste Connections, coupled with his historically demonstrated professionalism and integrity with our clients, serve him, our firm and our clients well.”

Brian Albert added, “The Strong Firm has always been like home to me, and I am very excited about the opportunities and successes that are ahead as I return to the firm. The Woodlands, Montgomery County, and Greater Houston business communities continue to flourish, and through the firm’s experienced and dedicated team of attorneys and staff, we look forward to continuing to play a large part in that growth and the successes of our clients and our community.”

Brian Albert received his Juris Doctor in May 2013 from the University of Houston Law Center, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Houston Business and Tax Law Journal and was active with the Student Bar Association and the Asian Law Students Association. In addition, he served as an Associate Board Member of The Advocates, the law school’s student-run oral advocacy training program. He was the winner of the 2012 Tom Newhouse Mediation Competition and the 2013 Lorance & Thompson Negotiation Competition, and he was awarded the 2013 Hofheinz Award (top intramural advocate). He holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Finance from American University’s Kogod School of Business in Washington, D.C.

An active member of the community, Brian Albert is a Director and the Secretary of The Woodlands Bar Association, a Director of Leadership Montgomery County, Co-Team Lead of The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Network, and an avid volunteer with various nonprofit organizations.

The Strong Firm, P.C. is a locally owned and operated business law firm founded in 2004 in The Woodlands, which specializes in all aspects of business law, including: real estate; oil, gas and energy; mergers, acquisitions and sales; business law and contracts; corporations, LLCs and partnerships; trusts and estate planning; commercial disputes; lending and borrowing; and trademarks.

In addition to Bret Strong and Brian Albert, the firm’s team of eight attorneys include: Eric R. Thiergood, Sr., Shareholder; Wendy Lambie, Senior Associate Attorney; Royce Lanning, Senior Associate Attorney; Laura Dumas, Associate Attorney & Litigation Lead; Katherine Wilcox, Associate Attorney; and Kristen Bates, Associate Attorney.

The Strong Firm, P.C. serves individuals and businesses in The Woodlands and the Greater Houston area, as well as clients around the country and the world.

Community-minded, The Strong Firm, P.C. is an active member of dozens of community and civic organizations, including The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce and Leadership Montgomery County, and serves as the official law firm of The Woodlands Township’s three signature races: the Muddy Trails Bash, the CB&I TRI-The Woodlands Triathlon, and the Memorial Hermann 10 for Texas. In 2014, Bret Strong was named a “Hometown Hero” by Interfaith of The Woodlands.

The Strong Firm, P.C. is located in The Woodlands at the Two Hughes Landing building overlooking Lake Woodlands at 1790 Hughes Landing Boulevard. For more information, call 281-367-1222 or visit

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