Robin Gibbs was named “Trial Lawyer of the Year” by TEX-ABOTA, the Texas chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, for 2012.  Robin is the founding partner of Gibbs & Bruns LLP, a premier litigation boutique focused on high-stakes business and commercial litigation matters.

ABOTA members select the “Trial Lawyer of the Year” based on the candidate’s integrity, reputation, high ethical and technical standards of practice, and high-level of respect amongst his/her peers and jurists.  TEX-ABOTA will formally present the award at a dinner event next month.

ABOTA members must “display skill, civility and integrity to help younger attorneys achieve a higher level of trial advocacy and to educate the public about the vital importance of the Seventh Amendment.”  All members meet strict trial experience and ethics requirements.

About Gibbs & Bruns LLP
Gibbs & Bruns LLP is a premier boutique law firm engaging in high-stakes business and commercial litigation.  The firm is renowned for its signature lean trial teams and representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in complex matters, including significant securities and institutional investor litigation, director and officer liability, contract disputes, fraud and fiduciary claims, energy litigation, construction litigation, trust and estate litigation, antitrust litigation, legal and professional malpractice, and partnership disputes.

The firm has a reputation for successful wins of “bet the company” cases for its high profile clients and has been recognized publicly for its winning record.  The National Law Journal named Gibbs & Bruns to its inaugural “Litigation Boutiques Hot List,” 2012.  The American Lawyer named Gibbs & Bruns one of the top four litigation boutiques in the U.S., 2009.  Gibbs & Bruns was twice-named to The National Law Journal’s“Plaintiffs Hot List.”  International Commercial Litigation named Gibbs & Bruns on its list of the top 15 litigation firms in the U.S.