Somer G. Brown - Lake Charles Employment Attorney
Somer G. Brown
Location:Lake Charles, Louisiana
800-836-3702 (Toll Free)
Email:E-mail Me

Somer was born and raised in Lake Charles, Louisiana, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in English, summa cum laude, from McNeese State University in 2001.

In 2004, she graduated magna cum laude from Baylor University School of Law, earning her degree of Juris Doctor.

During law school, Somer earned top oralist honors in numerous moot court competitions and was the Administrative and Texas Procedure Editor for the Baylor Law Review.  She also completed a federal judicial externship for the Honorable Walter Smith.

Somer began her law practice in Houston, Texas, where she successfully handled oil and gas disputes, including both landowner royalty claims and claims involving drilling and production.

While in Houston, she also gained experience in the fields of first party health insurance and employment. Somer moved back to Lake Charles in 2007, where she continued to practice in the fields of employer- and employee-side labor and employment disputes and both first and third party insurance.

Somer joined Cox, Cox, Filo, Camel & Wilson LLC in July 2012 and became a partner in the firm in July 2013.   She focuses her practice on various types of plaintiff personal injury cases, and union labor disputes.

She is a member of the Louisiana Bar Association, State Bar of Texas, the Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit and the Southwest Louisiana Bar Association.

Areas of Practice

50% Plaintiff Personal Injury

50% Plaintiff Employment

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

Louisiana, 2008

Texas, 2004

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 2008

U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2008

U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 2008

U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 2008

U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2011

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 2004

U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 2004

U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2004


Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas

Juris Doctor magna cum laude – 2004

Law Review: Baylor Law Review, Administrative Editor

McNeese State University

Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude – 2001

Honors and Awards

Louisiana Super Lawyers Rising Star 2014-2016

Top Lawyers of Acadiana Intellectual Property Law- 2015

Top Lawyers of Acadiana Personal Injury Litigation- 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

State Bar of Texas

Louisiana State Bar Association

Southwest Louisiana Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

Stockwell, Sievert, Viccellio, Clements, & Shaddock, LLP, Associate Attorney, 2007 – 2012

McGinnis Lochridge & Kilgore LLP, Associate Attorney, 2004 – 2007

Pro Bono Activities

Southwest Louisiana Bar Foundation