Gary is a member of our Products, Catastrophic and Industrial Litigation Group.  He focuses his practice on Product Liability and Environmental Litigation.

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Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1981
  • Colorado, 2015
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Texas: Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
    • 5th Circuit
  • Texas Supreme Court
  • Admitted pro hac vice in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah, Wisconsin.


  • BL Rankings, The Best Lawyers in America®
    • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, 2021-2022
  • Thomson Reuters Texas Super Lawyers®
    • Texas Super Lawyers, 2012-2021
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
    • AV®-Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated, 1997-2017
  • Benchmark Litigation
    • Member of the team selected as nationwide Product Liability Firm of the Year, 2018

Education & Honors

  • The University of Texas School of Law, J.D., Graduated with Honors, 1981
  • University of Kansas, B.A., Economics and German, summa cum laude, 1977
    • Phi Beta Kappa, and with Highest Distinction
  • University of Cologne
    • Rotary International Scholarship


  • Gary serves as first chair counsel for many clients and has tried cases in various states for vehicle manufacturers, aircraft companies, energy companies, minority shareholders, will contestants, an NBA basketball player, and so forth.   He commonly serves as regional or national counsel for some clients.   While specializing in some tort areas, he assists clients with virtually all types of civil and regulatory issues.  

Papers, Presentations, & Publications

  • Speaker, “Seatback Litigation,” ABA Strictly Automotive Conference, San Diego, Calif., 2019.
  • Speaker, “Criminalization of Negligence,” In-House Counsel Summit, April 24, 2014.