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"As top-flight as it gets."

"A boutique staffed with outstanding lawyers." Chambers USA, 2016
Careers at Gibbs & Bruns
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Trial lawyers.

"Superbly accomplished representation on both sides of the docket." Chambers USA, 2017
Our Methods
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When the stakes are high..,

"Phenomenal firm with exceptional lawyers." Chambers USA, 2017
Litigation Overview
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In the courtroom and beyond...

"The firm's litigation is excellent and its preparation in cases is unmatched." Chambers USA, 2018
Our Areas of Practice
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The right outcome begins with the right team.

"Widely recognized as a leading litigation firm in Texas." Legal 500, 2017
Winning Results
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A lean and tailored approach.

Providing a "consistently outstanding level of service." Legal 500, 2018
Firm Overview
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Defining success...

"This is one of the top litigation boutiques in the country, and certainly in Texas." Benchmark Litigation, 2016
Gibbs & Bruns in the News

RECENT NEWS & RANKINGS

GIBBS & BRUNS LAWYERS “TOP NOTCH ACROSS THE BOARD” – TOP RANKED BY CHAMBERS USA

Chambers USA 2019 ranks litigation boutique Gibbs & Bruns LLP a premier “Band 1” General Commercial ...

Robin Gibbs Receives 2018 J. Chrys Dougherty Good Apple Award

Texas Appleseed has named trial lawyer Robin Gibbs the 2018 “J. Chrys Dougherty Good Apple Award” ...

LEGAL 500 NAMES GIBBS & BRUNS A ‘TOP TIER’ ENERGY LITIGATION FIRM

Gibbs & Bruns litigation boutique continues its national recognition in leading legal directory, Legal 500 US.  ...

Litigation

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.