Gaines Griffin maintains a practice in general civil litigation, including complex, multi-party commercial litigation. Mr. Griffin also represents business owners before state and federal administrative agencies and in state and federal court in labor and employment disputes.

Mr. Griffin has also represented municipalities, schools and their elected and appointed officials in tort litigation involving areas such as civil rights claims, construction claims and employment litigation. His courtroom experience includes the representation of public bodies in both federal and state court at trial and on appeal.

Education & Admissions
J.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 1971
B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1968

Court Admissions
Admitted to practice before courts of the State of Texas since 1972
Admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Western, Southern and Northern Districts of Texas

Professional Affiliations
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • The State Bar of Texas
  • Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit
  • American Bar Association

Mr. Griffin is a Senior Chairman of the firm’s Board of Directors and a Past President of the Firm. Mr. Griffin served on the firm’s Management Committee for over 10 years. He maintains a Martindale-Hubbell® AV® Preeminent™ rating.