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King & Spalding LLP
1100 LOUISIANA STREET, SUITE 4000
HOUSTON, TX 77002
United States
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Bobby Meadows is an accomplished trial lawyer known for winning challenging cases. He represents clients in litigation throughout the United States, including trials in state and federal courts, international and domestic arbitrations, summary jury trials and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

 

Bobby’s trial experience includes both commercial and tort litigation. Significant commercial matters include multi-million dollar breach of contract and fraud claims arising out of failed business ventures, shareholder derivative suits, oil and gas operating agreements, leases, joint venture agreements and Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contracts. In tort litigation, he regularly appears in court defending large corporations accused of environmental damage by plaintiffs seeking hundreds of millions of dollars for land restoration, personal injuries and remediation of municipal water supplies. His tort clients include oil and gas companies, construction/engineering companies, product manufacturers and others.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Energy litigation: oil and gas

(Hall of Fame)

Robert MeadowsKing & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP‘s significant presence in Houston, exceptional disputes expertise and strong regulatory background in Washington DC ensures it is fully adept at oil and gas cases including environmental contamination cases, climate change disputes and a growing number of contentious infrastructure and construction matters. Commercial and royalty cases remain at the core of the practice, and the team is especially active in the Texas, Louisiana and California markets. Robert Meadows is an accomplished trial law with a track record in commercial and tort cases in the oil and gas sector; Jeremiah Anderson is recommended for commercial and environmental tort cases; and San Francisco’s Charles Correll is also noted for commercial, mass tort and environmental litigation. Tim Engel has retired from the partnership, and Marcella Burke has filled the gap in Washington DC, having joined the firm from the Department of the Interior. Tracie Renfroe leads the team and is active in big-ticket cases across the country, as is Carol Wood. All partners are based in Houston unless stated otherwise.

United States > Industry focus > Energy litigation: conventional power

(Hall of Fame)

Robert MeadowsKing & Spalding LLP

United States > Dispute resolution > Product liability, mass tort and class action - defense: toxic tort

(Hall of Fame)

Robert MeadowsKing & Spalding LLP

King & Spalding LLP is known for its class action work, acting for a range of manufacturers, including in the chemical, petroleum, agricultural, automotive, mining, and waste disposal industries. The firm also serves as national coordinating counsel for product liability and mass tort litigation. Carol Wood in Houston focuses on environmental issues arising in the energy industry, oil, gas, and mining. She co-leads the team with San Francisco-based Matt Blaschke, who represents clients in the chemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical industries, particularly in the defense of complex litigation involving scientific or technical issues. Also notable are Houston-based Robert Meadows who is an experienced trial lawyer and commercial litigator, and Elizabeth Taber who has expertise in environmental litigation, notably groundwater contamination matters, mass tort, and wrongful death cases. The practice was further strengthened in 2019 by the arrivals of Douglas Henderson who joined the Atlanta office from Troutman Sanders and brings experience in environmental litigation, toxic and mass torts litigation, and property rights disputes, Chicago-based Karl Heisler who arrived from Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and is an environmental lawyer specializing in enforcement defense and incident response, energy specialist Marcella Burke who joined in Washington from the Department of the Interior, and experienced litigator Adam Spicer who joined in Atlanta from Butler Snow LLP.