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Robert Burford

Robert Burford


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Burford Perry LLP
Houston, TX

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Attorney Biography

With nearly 30 years of complex commercial litigation experience, Robert R. Burford has distinguished himself as an aggressive and successful attorney for his clients. Mr. Burford has handled business disputes of nearly every variety for both plaintiffs and defendants. Mr. Burford has skillfully handled nearly every type of high-stakes business disputes including litigation involving fiduciary duties, securities fraud, mergers and acquisitions, Director’s and Officers’ liability, legal malpractice, oil and gas matters, partnership disputes, intellectual property disputes, theft of trade secrets, healthcare related matters and complex contractual disputes.

Mr. Burford graduated from the University of Houston in 1981 with a BBA in accounting and began working as a public accountant for two Big Eight accounting firms before attending the University of Houston Law School and graduating with honors in 1986.

Mr. Burford began his legal career as a tax lawyer at Mayor, Day, Caldwell & Keeton in 1986. After three years, he joined Gibbs & Bruns, LLP, one of the nation’s most highly recognized boutique firms. Mr. Burford became a partner with Gibbs & Bruns in 1993, and served as managing partner or co-managing partner of the firm for many years until he left in 2009 to start his own firm. Mr. Burford joined with Brent C. Perry in 2015 to form Burford Perry LLP.

Mr. Burford has been recognized Texas Monthly for the past 12 years as a Texas Super Lawyer for his success in commercial litigation. He has also been listed on the Plaintiff’s Hot List by The National Law Journal and was a finalist in the American Lawyer’s Boutique Litigation Firm of the Year.


Practice Areas

 
Business Law (45%)
 
Intellectual Property Law (7%)
 
Construction Law (7%)
 
Consumer Law (6%)
 
Creditor's Rights Law (6%)
 
Commercial Real Estate Law (6%)
 
Real Estate Law (5%)
 
Natural Resources / Oil and Gas (5%)
 
Employment Law (4%)
 
Appellate Law (4%)
 
Personal Injury (3%)
 
Legal Malpractice (2%)
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Résumé - Robert Burford

Bar Licenses

Texas State Bar
Texas
Member in Good Standing
1986

Work Experience

Burford Perry LLP
Managing Partner at Burford Perry LLP
2015

Partner at Faubus, Keller & Burford LLP
20142015

Managing Partner at The Burford Law Firm, PC
20122014

Partner at Burford, Hawash, Meade & Gaston, LLP
20092012

Partner at Gibbs & Bruns, LLP
19892008

Lawyer at Mayor, Day, Caldwell & Keeton
19861989

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Education

University of Houston Law Center
University of Houston Law Center
Juris Doctor
1986

University of Houston
BBA
1981

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Associations

Member
Texas Bar Foundation

Awards & Recognitions

Top Lawyers in Houston
H Texas Magazine
2016

Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2015

Top Lawyers in Houston
H Texas Magazine
2015

Texas Super Lawyer
Texas Monthly
2014

Super Lawyer
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2014

Texas Super Lawyer
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2013

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2013

Texas Super Lawyer
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2012

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2012

Texas Super Lawyer
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2011

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2010

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2009

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2008

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2007

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2006

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2005

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2004

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Texas Super Lawyer
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2003

Finalist
American Lawyer's Boutique Litigation Firm of the Year

Plaintiff's Hot List
The National Law Journal

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Federal Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District and Bankruptcy Court - Southern District of Texas

U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Texas

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Robert Burford
Burford Perry LLP
700 Louisiana St Suite #4545
Houston, TX 77002
burfordperry.com
Office: 713-401-9790
Fax: 713-993-7739

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