Jim Robichaux focuses on complex business disputes, eminent domain, oil and gas litigation, banking and fiduciary litigation and personal injury defense in toxic tort and premises liability cases. His practice involves cases in state and federal trial and appellate courts and before arbitration panels.
B.B.A. in Accounting, University of Texas, 1977 — With Honors – Member, Phi Kappa Phi; Beta Gamma Sigma
J.D., University of Texas, 1979
• Obtained mid-eight figure (confidential) settlement on behalf of clients involved in a series of oil and gas partnerships with large Fortune 500 entity involving allegations of usury and partnership mismanagement.
• Represents large independent refineries in regional premises liability and toxic tort matters in MDL and non-MDL litigation.
• Successfully defended client accused of theft of geological prospect involving multi-billion dollar damage model — obtaining defense verdict at trial.
Adjunct Professor of Law, Corpus Christi State University (now Texas A&M – Corpus Christi), 1985-1987
Admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts, Southern, Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America®for Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, and Mass Tort Litigation
AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society
Co-authored an article for the California Western Law Review entitled “Council on Environmental Quality-Defining Human Environment,” 1980
Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
Jim and his wife, Rebecca, live in Corpus Christi. They enjoy competing in triathlons and long distance cycling events to raise money for worthy causes including the MS 150 (multiple sclerosis), the Tour de Cure (diabetes) and the Livestrong Challenge (cancer).