Described as having a “diamond-bright reputation in Texas and across the USA,” Gibbs & Bruns LLP was lauded as a top trial firm by Chambers USA in its 2011 directory. The firm earned its ninth consecutive ranking, since 2003, as a Leading General Commercial Litigation firm in Texas. Chambers USA website.
“There are no weak links on the team whatsoever. I’d give the whole firm a 10 out of 10, from partners to receptionists. Everyone is unbelievably good.”
The following are the individual lawyer rankings and editorial comments:
Ranked 1 in Litigation: General Commercial – Texas
Ranked 1 in Litigation: Energy & Natural Resources – Texas
Ranked 2 in Litigation Nationwide: Trial Lawyers
“Unbelievably good” Robin Gibbs is “always to the point,” and acknowledged by peers as a formidable opponent. His reputation for excellence extends across an astonishing variety of commercial cases.
Ranked 1 in Litigation: Securities Litigation – Texas
Ranked 2 in Securities: Litigation Nationwide
Ranked 4 in Litigation: General Commercial – Texas
Top securities lawyer Kathy Patrick inspires confidence in her clients and dread in her opponents, and clients have described her as “probably the best trial attorney in the country.” Grateful clients are “blown away by her” and highlight especially her “courage and independence.” Her recent activities include pending NCFE litigation in which the firm has already collected over $500 million in settlements
Ranked 2 in Litigation: Energy & Natural Resources – Texas
Ranked 3 in Litigation: General Commercial – Texas
Barrett Reasoner is involved in a variety of complex commercial litigation cases. Recent matters have included representing Farouk Systems in an action against Costco concerning the sale of counterfeit products, and advising a global law firm in defense of a legal malpractice claim.
Ranked Up and Coming in Litigation: Energy & Natural Resources – Texas
The “remarkably resourceful” Mark Giugliano’s profile continues to rise. His “rugged persistence” as he represents both plaintiffs and defendants in a range of complex headline cases wins him praise. He is currently representing an energy company in several matters involving shareholder oppression, gross mismanagement and fraud.