Gibbs Henderson

Partner

Gibbs Henderson is a partner at Waters Kraus & Paul in the firm’s Dallas office. Gibbs earned a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University and was awarded a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 2003, where the Huntsville, Texas native was a Dean’s Scholar. Gibbs was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2003, the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas in 2004, and the State Bar of Illinois in 2015. Gibbs previously served as a law clerk for the Honorable Harry Lee Hudspeth, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. He has been recognized for inclusion on the Super Lawyers Texas Rising Stars list, published by Thomson Reuters, Legal, in 2008, 2010, 2016, and 2017 and Gibbs is a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40, an invitation only honor. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Trial Lawyers Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Toxic Tort
  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2003
  • Illinois, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2004

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas, J.D., 2003
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, B.A., 1999

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Honors & Awards

  • Member, Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017-Present
  • Selected for recognition on the Super Lawyers Texas Rising Stars list, published by Thomson Reuters, 2008, 2010, 2016, 2017
  • Dean’s Scholar, University of Texas School of Law, 2000-2003

Other Appointments

  • Hon. Harry Lee Hudspeth, Senior Judge, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, Law Clerk, 2003-2004

Publications & Speeches

  • Presenter, “Radio Cases,” Plaintiffs’ Asbestos Litigation Seminar, May 2013
  • Presenter, “Trying an Asbestos Case in Missouri,” HarrisMartin’s Midwest Asbestos Conference, Sep. 2009

The National Trial Lawyers

 

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