Offices In Louisiana and Texas
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Gibson~Gruenert is well into its second decade providing services to corporate and commercial clients in Texas, Louisiana and the wider Gulf Coast region. We have offices in Lafayette, Louisiana and Houston, Texas. We are primarily business lawyers. Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurs embarking on their first ventures, doctors and medical practices to individual investors. We represent clients in the manufacturing, construction, healthcare, real estate, banking, oil field services, mid-stream energy, exploration and production, hospitality and industrial services industries, to name but a few. We provide those clients with services including commercial litigation, contract preparation, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, environmental counseling, estate planning, tax planning and business counseling.
The attorneys who started the firm are all rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubble, the definitive mark of excellence in the legal services industry. The partners all spent substantial time as associates and partners in larger Gulf Coast firms, and offer their clients a level of skill, diligence and detail that might be expected from much larger firms. Paul Gibson and Tom Gruenert formed the firm in order to provide their clients with first class business counseling at prices that were no longer practical in the large firm context. The firm is dedicated to providing its clients with pragmatic, affordable service at a cost that is a fraction of that found in larger firms, and with quality that is second to none.
At Gibson~Gruenert we believe that the practice of law is first and foremost a service business. We understand that, at his or her essence, a good lawyer is nothing more than a good problem solver. Our clients' satisfaction with the results of our work is the best possible advertisement for our practice, and we do not hesitate to provide references when requested. We are focused on remaining affordable, and we have been pioneers in the area of alternative fee arrangements in the commercial law context. We appreciate you 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.
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.Firm Size: 8
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600 Jefferson St., Suite 600
Lafayette, LA 70501, (Lafayette Parish)
Facsimile: (337) 269-4675
Toll Free: (888) 293-0300
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
Firm/Affiliate OfficesPearland, Texas: 9330 Broadway, Suite 324, 77584-7891. Telephone: 281-997-2740. Facsimile: 281-997-2741. Email: email@example.com.
Pearland, Texas Office: 9330 Broadway, Suite 324, 77584-7891. Telephone: 281-997-2740. Facsimile: 281-997-2741. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law; Employment Law; Construction Law.Email: Paul D. Gibson
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
Jason B. Boudreaux (Partner) born New Iberia, Louisiana, July 25, 1968; admitted to bar, 1997,Louisiana;2010,Texas;U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana. Education: University of Louisiana at Lafayette (B.S., Business Administration, 1990); Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center (J.D., 1997). Member: Lafayette Parish and Louisiana State Bar Associations. Practice Areas: Civil Litigation; Commercial Law; Commercial Litigation; Employment Law; Insurance Law; Maritime Law; Construction Law; Personal Injury; Health and Hospital Law; Municipal Liability.Email: Jason B. Boudreaux
Kenneth W. Jones, Jr. (Partner) born Griffin, Georgia, July 30, 1969; admitted to bar, 1995,Louisiana;U.S. District Courts, Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana;U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. Education: The Citadel (B.A., English, 1991); Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center (J.D., 1995). Member: Louisiana State Bar Association; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel; Lafayette Parish Bar Association. Practice Areas: General Property and Casualty Defense; Governmental Defense; Insurance Defense.Email: Kenneth W. Jones, Jr.
Thomas G. Gruenert (Partner) born Billings, Montana, February 26, 1955; admitted to bar, 1983, Louisiana; 1987, Texas; 1991, District of Columbia. Education: University of Montana (B.A., cum laude, 1977); Washington and Lee University (J.D., 1983). Member: Louisiana State, and American Bar Associations; District of Columbia Bar; State Bar of Texas. Practice Areas: Environmental Law; Construction Law; Commercial Law; Commercial Litigation; Bankruptcy; Creditors Rights; Civil Litigation; Corporate Law.Email: Thomas G. Gruenert
W. Corey Grimley (Associate) born New Orleans, Louisiana, May 28, 1976; admitted to bar, 2001, Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Louisiana and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit; 2008, Texas. Education: Louisiana State University (B.A., 1998; J.D., 2001). Member: Lafayette Parish and Louisiana State Bar Associations; American Inns of Court of Acadiana; Louisiana Association for Justice. Practice Areas: Commercial Law; Commercial Litigation; Personal Injury; Construction Law; Labor and Employment; Insurance Law; Litigation; Maritime Law; Debtor and Creditor.Email: W. Corey Grimley
Margaret B. Strickland (Associate) born New Orleans, Louisiana, 1968; admitted to bar, 2007,Louisiana;U.S. District Court, Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana. Education: Loyola College of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2006). Professor William L. Crowe, Sr. Scholar. Casenote/Comment Editor, 2005-2006 and Member, 2004-2006, Loyola Law Review. Member: New Orleans, Louisiana State and Federal Bar Associations; New Orleans Bar Association Inn of Court. [Louisiana Air National Guard, 1985-1997]. Practice Areas: Admiralty and Maritime Law.Email: Margaret B. Strickland
Amy E. Boudreaux (Associate) admitted to bar, 2005, Louisiana, U.S. District Court, Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Louisiana and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. Education: University of Louisiana at Lafayette (B.A. in Political Science, 1996); Loyola Law School (J.D., 2005). Member: Louisiana State Bar Association; Lafayette Parish Bar Association; American Inns of Court of Acadiana. Practice Areas: Commercial Transactions; Estate Planning; Real Estate; Successions.Email: Amy E. Boudreaux
Francine A. Elliot (Associate) born New Orleans, Louisiana, 1976; admitted to bar, 2007, Louisiana; U.S. District Court, Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Louisiana. Education: Louisiana State University (B.G.S., Pre-Medicine, 1999); Louisiana State University (M.S., Pathology, 2002); Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center (J.D./B.C.L., 2007). Member: Lafayette Parish, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations; American Health Lawyers Association; American Inns of Court of Acadiana. Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation; Business Law; Insurance Law; Civil Litigation; Estate Planning; General Liability; Products Liability; Medical Malpractice Defense; Successions.Email: Francine A. Elliot
Lisa E. Mayer (Associate) born Opelousas, Louisiana, October 23, 1954; admitted to bar, 1995,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.S., Business Administration, 1976); Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center (J.D., 1995). Member: Lafayette Parish Bar; Louisiana State Bar Association; Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel. Practice Areas: Workers Compensation Defense; Civil Rights Section 1983; Insurance Defense.Email: Lisa E. Mayer
- Thomas G. Gruenert
- Paul D. Gibson
- Kenneth W. Jones, Jr.
- Lisa E. Mayer
- Jason B. Boudreaux
- W. Corey Grimley
- Amy E. Boudreaux
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