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

Position

Partner, Gibbs & Bruns LLP

Career

Sam Cruse practices all types of commercial litigation, including oil and gas, securities, construction, real estate, and fiduciary duty matters. Sam has tried cases for plaintiffs and defendants in court and arbitration.

Memberships

Houston Bar Association, Member, Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee; Houston Bar Foundation, Fellow; Harris County Dispute Resolution Center, Board of Directors

Education

University of Texas, J.D., with high honors, 2002 Chancellors Order of the Coif Member, Texas Law Review University of Texas, B.A., with honors, 1999

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation: plaintiff

Based in Houston, Texas, Gibbs & Bruns LLP is a boutique litigation firm that has significant experience in securities cases, both for plaintiffs and defendants. It built its presence on a platform of cases involving residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) and has represented large institutional investors in disputes with JPMorgan, Bank of America, Citigroup, Lehman Brothers, and ResCap, recovering more than $16bn. Since then, the firm has has broadened its scope. Key partners Kathy PatrickDavid Sheeren and Sam Cruse are currently representing Fannie Mae in a suit seeking $800m in damages from nine banks for alleged manipulation of the London interbank offered rate (Libor) and other financial benchmarks.