Samuel E. Stubbs - Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
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Samuel E. Stubbs

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 713-276-7645

Mr. Stubbs is the managing partner of our Houston office. His practice focuses on complex litigation, with an emphasis on commercial disputes, class actions, intellectual property (patents), environmental and bankruptcy. He is selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America ranking every year since 2006.

Mr. Stubbs has served as lead trial counsel in cases involving commercial fraud, business torts, alleged kickbacks, intellectual property, adversary proceedings in bankruptcy, class action litigation, superfund liability and multinational mass tort. He has developed a body of experience in matters relating to extra-contractual liability, corporate environmental liabilities, and international sovereign immunity. Mr. Stubbs has extensive experience representing major oil and gas and chemical companies in a variety of international commercial disputes, technology companies in patent litigation, and financial institutions in commodity, lender liability and indentured trustee litigation.

Mr. Stubbs is currently a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel, the Federal Bar Association, the Defense Research Institute, the Texas Association of Defense Counsel and ABOTA. He is a past Chairman of the Litigation Section of the Houston Bar Association. Mr. Stubbs serves on the Special Olympics Texas 2009 Board of Directors, the Boards of the Sam Houston Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

University of HoustonJ.D. 1977The University of Texas at AustinMA 1973The University of Texas at AustinBA 1972
BSA-Sam Houston CouncilSpecial Olympics TexasHouston Museum of Natural Science American Board of Trial Advocates

Client Comments

"Sam Stubbs is totally dedicated to getting all the facts and assembling the best team of lawyers and witnesses to make his case. He has an uncanny feel for what moves Texas judges and juries."

-Andrew Lapayowker
General Counsel and Secretary (2003)
Rosemore, Inc.

"Samuel Stubbs has strong litigation skills and is excellent at product liability matters. He has an easy, down-to-earth demeanor, is very practical minded, and works to achieve the best result for the client. He is very experienced and has a very good reputation among his fellow lawyers in Texas."

Office Location

Two Houston Center, Suite 2000
909 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77010-1028
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation (Personal Injury)
Litigation - Environmental
Litigation - Patent
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (Product Liability)
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants