BRANSCOMB LAW Adds Three New Attorneys – Joe M. Davis, Mike G. Payne & Susana E. Canseco

Posted on Jun 9, 2015

Joe Davis joined our Litigation Group. A seasoned trial lawyer, Joe is certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and has extensive courtroom experience. In November, Joe and his team secured a jury verdict of $10 million for his client, one of the top ten verdicts in Texas for 2014. “Branscomb Law has historically epitomized what a premier law firm should be. I am excited and humbled to be a part of its future,” said Joe. Firm President Jim Clancy said, “Branscomb is stronger with Joe as part of our team.”
Joe may be reached at or (210) 598-5400.

Mike Payne joined our Business Group. Mike brings more than 13 years of experience to the firm in complex corporate transactions, including mergers, restructures, entity formations, and acquisitions. As former in-house counsel with a major Texas corporation, Mike has extensive experience in managing legal teams and developing best practices for businesses, with a keen understanding of the need for efficiency and value in the provision of legal services. Mike will be resident in the firm’s Houston office with ready access to the firm’s broad civil practice resources positioned throughout South Texas with recognized expertise in business transactions, real estate and water, energy, litigation, estate planning and tax.
Mike may be reached at or (713) 597-5700.

Susana Canseco joined our Real Estate & Water Law Group. Jim Clancy, President of BRANSCOMB LAW, commented on the addition. “We believe Susana is a rising star in Texas water law. Her addition demonstrates our firm’s commitment to solving problems concerning the most vital natural resource of our time: water. My colleague, Rhonda Jolley, and I welcome Susana to Branscomb Law and look forward to working with her.” Susana will advise clients on matters related to groundwater districts and permitting required by such entities, actions and applications before the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Public Utility Commission, and other matters related to water law in Texas, as well as general real estate projects.
Susana may be reached at or (210) 598-5400.