Stephen D. Bain

Partner, Attorney

Attorney Bio

Over the past 26 years, Steve has tried cases to verdict in state, federal and bankruptcy court. He has tried most major types of insurance defense cases such as property and casualty, Workers Compensation, and first-party extra contractual litigation.

Steve concentrates his current practice in the areas of insurance defense and fraud investigation. In his insurance defense practice, Steve defends insurance carriers, their agents and their insureds in Catastrophic Injury, Trucking, Deceptive Trade Practices, Hurricane Claims, Bad Faith, Products Liability, and Premises Liability. He is admitted to practice in Texas Federal, State, and Bankruptcy courts as well as Arkansas state courts.

Mr. Bain is a member of the Houston, Fort Bend County, and Texas Bar Associations, as well as the Arkansas State Bar Association and the Insurance Law Section of the State Bar of Texas. He has tried scores of cases to verdict in both Texas state and federal courts in arbitration. Steve actively works cases across the State of Texas. He earned the designation of Certified Forensic Interviewer in recognition of his enhanced skill set in the questioning of witnesses.

Along with his law partner, Michael “Tate” Barkley, Steve started Bain & Barkley, A Partnership of Professional Corporations, in 2001. He holds a law degree from the University of Houston (J.D. 1988) and received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton (B.A. 1985).


Sugar Land/ Houston Area
Sugar Land, Texas
Phone: (281) 980-3100
Fax: (281) 980-3195

Bar Admissions

  • Texas State Bar, 1988
  • Arkansas State Bar, 2010
  • US District Court, Southern District of Texas

Specializing In:

  • Insurance Defense
  • Fraud Investigation