Mr. Homza is a senior shareholder of Cook, Yancey, King & Galloway located in Shreveport, Louisiana and has forty-two years of legal experience. He is a seasoned, mature litigator, having tried a variety of jury trials in State and Federal Courts. As a litigator, Brian has developed a solid reputation in the property and casualty arenas, including large fire losses, professional liability claims, and personal injury claims.
His practice principally involves insurance defense, including first party coverage issues, litigation involving fire, fire science and products liability, insurance fraud, arson, fraudulent claims, and motor carrier matters. He has been listed in Best Lawyers, Super Lawyers since 2012 and Lawyer of the Year in 2015 in the area of products liability, and Lawyer of the Year in 2020 for insurance coverage.
Mr. Houmza is an experienced mediator since 2005, and has over forty-two years of legal experience. He is a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators; Louisiana State and American Bar Associations; Defense Research Institute; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; Harry V. Booth American Inn of Court; Property Loss Research Bureau; National Association of Fire Investigators. Mr. Houmza is also a certified Insurance Fraud Examiner. Mr. Houmza is a frequent speaker on topics such as Bad Faith Litigation, Defending Arson and Fraudulent Claims and Professional Liability Claims.