Surendran K Pattel, attorney and counselor at law, is the founder of the PKS Law Firm, a community-centered law office with unique ties to both Harris and Fort Bend counties, their people, and their courts. The PKS Law Firm strives to provide the highest quality of legal services from the first consultation with a would-be client to the final resolution of a legal matter. In addition to Mr. Surendran, PKS maintains a network of trusted colleagues in the United States and elsewhere who can provide assistance and consultation as needed.
Mr. Surendran is licensed to practice law in the state of Texas; in the United States District Court Southern District of Texas; and in his native India. He was admitted to the Texas bar in November 2009. Prior to his arrival in the United States in 2007, Mr. Surendran practiced law in the trial and appellate courts of Kerala, India, for nine years, and in the Supreme Court of India at New Delhi for three years. In the Houston area, he has developed a private practice while also working for other companies and attorneys. His clients have included the principals in commercial real estate cases, family disputes, international transactions, and civil litigation. In addition, he has been involved in high-profile matters involving clients ranging from BP to Chevron and Hess Corporation.
Mr. Surendran received a bachelor’s degree in political science (1992), as well as his law degree (1995), from the University of Calicut in Kerala, India. He earned a graduate degree in international law from the University of Houston Law Center in 2011. His languages include English, Hindi, Malayalam, and Sanskrit.
Mr. Surendran has been active in community affairs, having been an officer and/or board member with the Malayalee Association of Greater Houston.