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

Position

Partner, Gibbs & Bruns LLP

Career

A partner in the firm since 2008, Brian is an accomplished trial and appellate advocate who has represented both plaintiff and defense clients in federal court, state court, and arbitration matters. Brian focuses his practice on securities, professional malpractice, and fiduciary breach matters. However, he also has significant experience litigating real estate, executive compensation, oil and gas, and other complex contract disputes.

Memberships

Brian has been recognized in various legal directories, including Legal 500 where he was named a “Next Generation Lawyer” for Energy Litigation: Oil & Gas, 2017-2020, and is recomended in General Commerical Disputes, 2020; Benchmark LItigation; Best Lawyers in America; and Thomson Reuters’ “Texas Super Lawyers.”  Brian was named “Man of the Year” by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2012; and was named to “40 Under 40” Professionals List by The Houston Business Journal, 2011.

Education

Harvard Law School, J.D., 2002 University of Texas, B.A., Plan II, with high honors, 1999 Phi Beta Kappa

Lawyer Rankings

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

(Next Generation Partners)

Brian RossGibbs & Bruns LLP

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

Gibbs & Bruns LLP in Houston is a boutique law firm which specialises in commercial disputes, in particular in the banking, energy, technology, and financial services sectors. The team is well-positioned to act for defendants and plaintiffs in a wide range of topics. Robin Gibbs impresses with longstanding experience as a trial lawyer. Kathy Patrick recently was part of a team that reached a $4.5bn settlement with JPMorgan on behalf of 21 institutional investor clients. Barrett Reasoner has know-how prosecuting energy client disputes and leads the practice with Gibbs and Patrick. Brian Ross  is particularly experience in the oil and gas sector and also covers force majeure cases. Securities-specialist Sam Cruse, energy and construction advisor Ayesha Najam and David Sheeren are also noted. Ross MacDonald made partner in October 2021.