Sydney Ballesteros; Sam W. Cruse, III; and Brian T. Ross will become partners during Gibbs & Bruns’s 25th anniversary year, Robin Gibbs, the firm’s founding partner, announced today.  The three will join the firm’s partnership effective October 1, 2008.

Ballesteros focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation.  She is a 2002 magna cum laude graduate of The University of Houston Law Center where she was Order of the Coif and Editor in Chief of the Houston Law Review.

Cruse focuses his practice on complex commercial matters.  He is a 2002 graduate of The University of Texas School of Law where he was a member of the Chancellors, Order of the Coif, and Texas Law Review.

Ross’s practice includes all types of commercial litigation.  Ross graduated from Harvard Law School in 2002.


About Gibbs & Bruns LLP
Gibbs & Bruns LLP, founded in 1983, is a leading boutique law firm engaging in high-stakes commercial litigation.  The firm is renowned for its representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in complex matters, including securities, professional malpractice, intellectual property, energy, trade secret, construction, antitrust, lender liability, contract, and partnership disputes.  The firm was named one of the top four litigation boutiques in the U.S. by The American Lawyer in 2009.