B. Russell Horton - George Brothers Kincaid & Horton LLP

B. Russell Horton

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 512-495-1482

Russ Horton has broad and extensive experience in litigation. His practice includes the representation of companies, partnerships, and individuals in resolving complex commercial, patent, trade secret, antitrust, and securities disputes. Russ’s practice includes the representation of both plaintiffs and defendants.

Russ is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Russ speaks frequently at seminars on trial strategy and advocacy. He has been a member of the District 9A Grievance Council, the American Inns of Court, and the Texas Pattern Jury Charge Committee.

Russ’s practice includes trial and appellate matters in state and federal courts throughout Texas. In addition, Mr. Horton is often asked to advise businesses and individuals in dealing with existing or potential disputes.

Russ has been recognized for his skill and integrity, receiving the highest rating from his peers. Russ’s colleagues have given him an AV® Preeminent (5.0) rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, the highest rating for competence and ethics. Russ also was selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers® in 2003-2004 and 2014-2015, in The Best Lawyers in America® in 2014-2017, and named 2017 Lawyer of the Year in Austin for Securities Litigation. He was honored by Texas Lawyer newspaper for obtaining a Top Texas Verdict in 2011.

Practice Areas:

Intellectual Property Litigation

Trade Secret Litigation

Securities Litigation

Insurance Litigation

Professional Liability Litigation

Commercial and Business Litigation


Houston Baptist UniversityBA 1983University of Texas Law SchoolJ.D. 1986
American Bar Association (Litigation Section)State Bar of Texas (Litigation Section)Austin Bar AssociationDistrict 9A Grievance Council (2002-2008)American Association for JusticeAmerican Inns of CourtVolunteer Legal Services of Central Texas (1987-present)

Office Location

114 West Seventh Street, Suite 1100
Austin, TX 78701
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Securities of the Austin Metro Area
B. Russell Horton has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Litigation - Securities