Ms Aundrea (Andi) Gulley > Gibbs & Bruns LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Gibbs & Bruns LLP
1100 LOUISIANA
SUITE 5300
HOUSTON, TEXAS 77002
United States
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Position

Partner, Gibbs & Bruns LLP

Career

Andi Gulley’s practice is devoted exclusively to high stakes commercial litigation on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants. Andi has represented clients in state and federal courts, before state and federal governmental agencies, in governmental proceedings, and in arbitration. The scope of her litigation experience includes securities, antitrust, appellate, municipal, contract, environmental, construction, oil and gas, intellectual property, director and officer liability matters, data privacy compliance, and medical and legal malpractice.

Andi joined Gibbs & Bruns in 2001 after beginning her career with Jenner & Block LLC in Chicago, Illinois. Andi has been a partner with the firm since 2007. Andi is licensed in both Illinois and Texas.

Andi was named to Lawdragon’s 500 “Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers” Guide, 2019;

Benchmark Litigation’s inaugural “Under 40 Hot List,” 2016; and Houston’s “40 Under 40” by the Houston Business Journal, 2009.  She was awarded the inaugural “Distinguished Young Alumni” award by Western Illinois University, 2009.

Memberships

University of Illinois College of Law Dean’s Advisory Board, Member (2016-present); University of Illinois College of Law Alumni Board, Member (2014-2016), Admissions Committee, Chair (2015-2016); Western Illinois University President’s Advisory Board, Member (2008-present); Houston Bar Association, Member – Communities in Schools Committee (2009-2013), Co-Chair (2012)

Education

University of Illinois College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2000 Order of the Coif Articles Editor, University of Illinois Law Review Western Illinois University, B.A., summa cum laude, 1996 Lincoln Laureate graduate, Graduated with Honors in Pre-Law, Phi Kappa Phi

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

Based in Houston, boutique litigation firm Gibbs & Bruns LLP specializes in handling high-stakes business disputes in the energy and financial services sectors. An area of recent development for the firm has been in the tech space, especially in data privacy; Aundrea Gulley and Brian Ross are defending Reynolds & Reynolds in federal antitrust MDL litigation consolidated in the Northern District of Illinois arising from its computing platform. Elsewhere, among its core financial litigation, Kathy Patrick continues to handle follow-on disputes in the wake of a $2.4bn settlement with Lehman Brothers Holdings on behalf of 14 institutional investors, while Scott Humphries, Ashley Kleber and Colin Pogge are representing Trustmark National Bank in three lawsuits related to the collapse of the Stanford Financial Group (alleged damages total $5bn). In a highly significant matter in energy sector, Mark Giugliano and Anthony Kaim resolved a seven-year dispute for Chevron regarding the transfer of its responsibility for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Other key lawyers include the firm’s founder Robin Gibbs, a standout generalist trial attorney, and Barrett Reasoner, known for his exceptional work in the energy sector