DBA Attorneys 


Defense Base Act Lawyer


With over 100 years of combined experience, The Gillette Law Firm has focused its legal practice on general maritime law, the Jones Act, the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, and claims arising out of the Defense Base Act, the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, and the “Non- Subscriber” claims for Texas employers.

We have also successfully recovered benefits for our clients under the War Hazards Compensation Act.

In addition, we have a broad range of experience in a number of matters, including personal injury litigation, oil and gas litigation, commercial and real estate litigation, and products liability


We have recovered over $20,000,000 for our clients in the United States and overseas.

We have achieved favorable decisions before The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs as well as The Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation.

We have successfully litigated numerous cases on appeal before the Office of Administrative Law Judges, the Benefits Review Board, the Division of Federal Employees’ Claims, and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

We have also successfully litigated claims in Texas district court, Federal district courts, Texas courts of appeal, and the Texas Supreme Court.

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