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Trial lawyers.

"Superbly accomplished representation on both sides of the docket. Phenomenal firm with exceptional lawyers" Chambers USA
Our Methods
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As top-flight as it gets.

"They are willing to be risk-takers along side of their client." Legal 500
Careers at Gibbs & Bruns
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When the stakes are high..,

"Gibbs & Bruns are a top trial firm. When you have something really complex you go to them." Chambers USA
Litigation Overview
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In the courtroom and beyond...

"They have high-level expertise and significant depth at all levels. They are also always accessible, responsive and proactive in communicating." Chambers USA
Our Areas of Practice
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The right outcome begins with the right team.

"They are top of the class. They're a very well-prepared and experienced team. They are organized, proactive and creative." Chambers USA
Winning Results
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A lean and tailored approach.

"Creative, resourceful, committed, responsive, talented across the board. A pleasure to work with." Legal 500
Firm Overview
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Defining success...

"They're the perfect combination of highly skilled, collegial and well-regarded lawyers in the community." Chambers USA
Gibbs & Bruns in the News


Gibbs & Bruns – Top 20 Trial Firm For Sixth Consecutive Year – Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark Litigation has named Gibbs & Bruns LLP a Top 20 Trial Firm and Top Boutique for the sixth consecutive ...

Chambers Names Gibbs & Bruns “Band 1” Commercial Litigation Firm – 21 Consecutive Years – Ten Lawyers Named to Top Rankings

Chambers USA released its 2024 directory naming Gibbs & Bruns and ten of our trial lawyers to its elite ...

Fifteen Gibbs & Bruns Lawyers Named In Best Lawyers in America 2024

Fifteen Gibbs & Bruns trial lawyers are highlighted in 2024 The Best Lawyers in America directory in multiple ...

Legal 500 Ranks Gibbs & Bruns “Tier 1” Energy Litigation Firm For 18 Consecutive Years, Highlights 11 Gibbs & Bruns Trial Lawyers

Legal 500 released its 2024 rankings naming Gibbs & Bruns in four litigation practice areas and highlighting ...


Commercial Litigation

When the stakes are high, our trial lawyers are unmatched in case preparation and prosecution. We focus exclusively on business and commercial Litigation working in lean teams. Our results are high-value and precedent-setting.

Energy Litigation

Established in 1983 in Houston, the "energy capital of the world," Gibbs & Bruns' trial lawyers have prosecuted bet-the-company and complex cases for every sort of energy client – from the industry giants to small and mid-size companies.

Plaintiffs’ Contingency Litigation

Plaintiffs’ contingency cases have always made up a significant portion of Gibbs & Bruns' caseload. Reciprocity is at the core of all of our client engagements. We collaborate with our clients and employ a variety of creative billing methods to share risk and reward.

Antitrust Litigation

Gibbs & Bruns lawyers have a long tenure of handling complex antitrust matters for a variety of clients. These cases have involved allegations of predatory pricing, price fixing, bid rigging, bundling, and other such matters.

Construction Litigation

Our extensive litigation and arbitration experience with construction- and engineering-related disputes includes matters involving nuclear power plants, gas plants, refineries, petrochemical plants, marina and wharf facilities, and commercial real estate.

Contract Disputes

Contract disputes are a cornerstone of our practice at Gibbs & Bruns. Given the firm’s exclusive focus on commercial Litigation, our lawyers are incredibly seasoned in litigating and resolving significant contract disputes in a variety of contexts.

About the firm

Founded by Robin Gibbs, named the “Father of the Litigation Boutique in Texas” by The Texas Lawbook, Gibbs & Bruns engages exclusively in high-stakes business and commercial litigation. The firm is acclaimed for its signature lean trial teams and high-value, precedent-setting work across the  energy, construction, technology, and financial services sectors, among others.  Exceedingly rare for a litigation firm, we routinely practice on both sides of the docket.  With both plaintiff and defense experience, we bring a higher level of insight and strategy to complex disputes.

Gibbs & Bruns sustains a forward-thinking culture of creativity and a personal approach to managing its client matters.  Risk sharing with clients and innovative fee arrangements are a hallmark of Gibbs & Bruns’ practice. The firm’s track record of success since 1983 attests to the talents, creativity, and dedication of our trial lawyers.  Reciprocity is at the core of all of the firm’s client engagements.