Gibson Law Group

Gibson Law Group is a Law Firm in Lafayette, Louisiana

Attorney at Law
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(Main Office)

Gibson Law Group is nearing completion of its second decade providing services to corporate and commercial clients in Texas, Louisiana and the wider Gulf Coast region with our office located in Lafayette, Louisiana. We are primarily business lawyers with our clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurs embarking on their first ventures. We also represent clients in the manufacturing, construction, healthcare, real estate, banking, oil field services, mid-stream energy, exploration and production, hospitality and industrial services industries. We provide clients with many services including commercial litigation, contract preparation, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, environmental counseling, estate planning, tax planning and business counseling.

Our firm is rated "AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, the definitive mark of excellence in the legal services industry. Our attorneys have extensive backgrounds as associates and partners in large Gulf Coast firms and offer their clients a superior level of skill, diligence and detail. Paul Gibson created the firm in order to provide clients with first class business counseling at reasonable cost. Gibson Law Group is dedicated to providing its clients with pragmatic, affordable service with quality that is second to none. At Gibson Law Group, every client should believe that he is our highest priority.

We believe that the practice of law is first and foremost a service business. Our clients' satisfaction with the results of our work is the best advertisement for our practice, and we are pleased to provide references when requested. Thank you for visiting our website, and we look forward to getting to know you, helping solve your business problems, helping you grow your business for years to come, and building our communities in the process. To learn more about Gibson Law Group, research our attorneys and areas of practice or email us.

Statement of Practice

Insurance Law; Health Law; Hospital Law; Employment Law; Civil Litigation; Workers Compensation; Products; Professional Liability; Contract Disputes; Trial Practice; Environmental Law; Corporate Law; Commercial Law; Commercial Litigation; Construction Law; Securities; Bankruptcy; Creditors' Rights; Municipal Liability.; Creditors Rights; Secured Creditors Rights; Bankruptcy Litigation; Litigation; Lender Liability; Complex Commercial Litigation; Oil and Gas Litigation; Environmental Litigation; Securities Litigation; Securities Law; Insurance Defense; Administrative Law; Collections; Trade Secrets; Uniform Commercial Code; Bank Foreclosures; Commercial Fraud; Unlawful Detainer; Breach of Contract; Construction Liens; Toxic Torts; Shareholder Derivative Actions; Corporate Governance; Fiduciary Liability; Directors and Officers Liability; Estate Planning; Successions; Commercial Transactions; Real Estate; Personal Injury; Family Law; OSHA; Construction Arbitration; Construction Litigation; Construction Mediation; Construction Contracts.; Debtor and Creditor; Debtors Rights; Fraud; Labor and Employment; Discrimination; Disability Discrimination; Race Discrimination; Sex Discrimination; Age Discrimination; Age Discrimination in Employment; Employment Disability Discrimination; Employment Discrimination; National Origin Discrimination; Pregnancy Discrimination; Employment Litigation; Risk Management; Maritime Law; Civil Rights; Professional Malpractice; Commercial Collections; Consumer Collections; General Liability; Products Liability; Medical Malpractice; Noncompete Litigation; Confidentiality Agreements; Maritime Accidents; Accidents; Longshore; Harbor Workers Compensation Act.; Wills; Contested Wills; Living Wills; Living Trusts; Trusts and Estates Taxation; Trusts and Estates; Estate Administration; Real Estate Foreclosure; Real Estate Acquisitions; Real Estate Sales; Real Estate Title; Commercial Leasing; Wrongful Termination; Sexual Harassment; Wage and Hour Law; Whistleblower Litigation; Americans With Disabilities Act; Employment Terminiation; Harassment; Class Actions; Affirmative Action; Employment Contracts; Employee Drug Testing; Employment Civil Rights; Labor Law; Reductions in Force; Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements; Shareholders Law; Shareholder Rights; Shareholder Disputes; Shareholder Agreements; Executive Compensation; Profit Sharing; Intellectual Property; Mergers and Acquisitions; Business Formation; S Corporations; Limited Liability Company Law; Limited Partnerships; Corporate Contracts; Commercial Contracts; Buy-Sell Agreements; Construction Claims; Business Litigation; Complex Business Litigation; Creditors Rights in Bankruptcy; Workouts.

Firm Size: 8

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Fixed Hourly Rates
Fixed Fees Available
Accepts Major Credit Cards

  • American Express


600 Jefferson St., Suite 600
Lafayette, LA 70501, (Lafayette Parish)

Mailing Address:

Post Office Box 363
Lafayette 70502-3663


Phone: 337-233-9600
Facsimile: (337) 269-4675 Toll Free: (888) 293-0300


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Office Hours

Monday: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Tuesday: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Wednesday: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Thursday: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Friday: 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM


Paul D. Gibson (Partner) born New Orleans, Louisiana, January 8, 1953; admitted to bar, 1984,Louisiana;2000,Texas;U.S. Supreme Court. Education: University of Louisiana Lafayette (B.A., 1981); Loyola University School of Law (J.D., 1984). Mr. Gibson practices civil litigation, emphasizing employment and commercial disputes, construction, insurance and personal injury litigation. His litigation practice has included representation of employers in discrimination disputes, insurers, self-insured and municipalities in personal injury and civil rights claims, contractors and clients in construction disputes, and corporate clients in various litigation including disputes related to enterprise resource software.

Mr. Gibson consults with employers in employment litigation risk management, workplace policies and procedures, and compliance with federal and state labor and employment statutes. He frequently consults with employers regarding contracting, risk avoidance and mitigation, complaint investigation and conciliation. In addition, Mr. Gibson has represented corporate clients through merger and acquisition transactions.

Mr. Gibson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and is licensed to practice in the states of Texas and Louisiana. He is a 1984 graduate of the Loyola University School of Law, and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. He is a member of the Defense Research Institute, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, and The American Association of Hospital Attorneys.

With a special interest in employment discrimination issues, Mr. Gibson is a frequent lecturer and consultant on strategies for employment litigation avoidance, in-house management training, and employee discipline Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Employment Law; Construction Law; Civil Litigation; Commercial Law; Labor and Employment; Real Estate; Estate Planning; Successions; Litigation.Email: Paul D. Gibson


Thomas M. Long (Associate) born Lafayette, Louisiana; admitted to bar, 1997, Louisiana; U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. Education: University of Southwestern Louisiana (B.A., 1994); International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy in Boulder, Colorado (2000); Loyola University (J.D., 1997). Mr. Long's practice emphasizes business law, general civil and commercial litigation, construction disputes, and insurance defense. His practice also includes health care law, emphasizing compliance, reimbursement, and collection issues on behalf of health care providers.Mr. Long was born in Lafayette, Louisiana and is licensed to practice in Louisiana. He is a 1997 graduate of Loyola University School of Law and was a member of Law Review. In 2000, he attended the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy in Boulder, Colorado. He currenlty is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association.Mr. Long currently serves as Assistant Examiner for the Louisiana State Committee on Bar Admissions, and servces as an adjunct instructor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, teaching an undergraduate course on business law. Member: American Bar Association; Louisiana State Bar Association; Lafayette Parish Bar Association; American Health Lawyers Association; Assistant Examiner for the Louisiana State Committee on Bar Admissions. Practice Areas: Business Law; Health Care; Health Care Compliance; Health Care Reimbursement; Medical Collections; Insurance Defense; Construction Law; Commercial Litigation; Civil Litigation; Corporate Law; Commercial Law.Email: Thomas M. Long

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