For the fourth year in a row, Chambers USA placed Gibbs & Bruns LLP on its Band 1 short list of Leading Firms in Texas for General Commercial Litigation.
A “phenomenal and strategic” litigation boutique that continues to be “out in front thanks to ‘its second to none preparation’ and team of around 30 ‘brilliant trial attorneys who love trial work and business litigation.’
The firm’s “top notch” energy litigation practice was also given high marks with a Leading Firm, Band 2 ranking.
Leading Individual, Band 1: General Commercial Litigation
Leading Individual, Band 1: Energy & Natural Resources: Dispute Resolution
Sources describe Robin as a litigator with a “razor-sharp mind” who “knows the energy business inside and out.” Robin was noted for his “immense thoroughness and first-class ethics.”
Leading Individual, Band 1: Securities Litigation
Kathy secured a first-tier ranking as Leading Individual for Securities Litigation, which is a new practice area for the 2006 directory. Kathy is “admired for her securities and financial litigation expertise and ‘never say die’ attitude.” Kathy was also hailed for the “outstanding results” she achieved on behalf of officers and directors sued in securities fraud matters.
Leading Individual, Band 2: General Commercial Litigation
Leading Individual, Band 2: Energy & Natural Resources: Dispute Resolution
Phil is described as a “very gifted,” “generalist litigator with a broad docket of experience.” Phil’s work in IP, patent infringement, and oil and gas litigation were noted by Chambers’ sources.
Leading Individual, Up-and-Coming: General Commercial Litigation
Barrett debuted on the Leading Individual charts this year and was noted as “top-notch” with a “laid back style” that “marries well with (his) extremely smart and professional approach.” A client notes that Barrett is making his own name “on the back of ‘superb cross-examining skills which can make witnesses fall apart.’”