Founded in 1983, Gibbs & Bruns is a premier boutique law firm engaging in high-stakes commercial litigation. The firm’s practice began in Houston, Texas with our lawyers handling much of the major litigation in the region since that time. Today, the firm has a broad, national complex litigation practice, including a presence in various international tribunals.
Gibbs & Bruns’s lawyers focus their talents on helping clients achieve the best possible results in their trial and arbitration matters. The firm is renowned for its ability to handle the most difficult legal situations with targeted and steadfast intensity. Representing clients on both sides of the docket gives us unique insights into what motivates our opponents in court and during settlement negotiations.
The firm has a reputation for successful wins in “bet the company” cases and has been recognized publicly for its winning record. The National Law Journal named Gibbs & Bruns to its “Elite Trial Lawyers” feature, 2014 and 2015. Law 360 named Gibbs & Bruns one of the "Most Feared Plaintiffs Firms" and a “Texas Powerhouse” in 2014. The Texas Lawyer named Gibbs & Bruns the top mid-size General Litigation firm in 2014. The Financial Times named Gibbs & Bruns the “Top US Litigation Firm” in its feature publication “US Innovative Lawyers 2012.” 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.
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Area of practice
Gibbs & Bruns LLP practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.
Director & Officer (D&O) Liability
Domestic & International Arbitration
Oil & Gas Litigation
Fraud & Fiduciary Claims
Institutional Investor Litigation
Intellectual Property Litigation
Legal & Professional Malpractice
Plaintiffs' Contingency Litigation
Privacy and Data Security
Regulatory & White Collar Investigations
Trust & Estate Litigation
Summer associate program
In 2010, Gibbs & Bruns LLP had a class of 4 summer associates. All of them were considered for offers of employment. 2 offers were made.