Gilbert I. “Buddy” Low is a nationally recognized trial lawyer. He currently handles major litigation involving a wide range of issues.
Although Buddy has emphasized personal injury work in his practice, there is little in the litigation arena that he has not done. Buddy has served as counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants. His practice has included litigation involving insurance coverage, antitrust, patents, trademarks, criminal RICO violations, pollution issues, class actions, contract disputes, and general business disputes.
He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America, a Woodward White, Inc. publication, every year since 1993. In 1999, Texas Lawyer magazine, published by American Lawyer Media, recognized him as the best defense lawyer and best plaintiff’s lawyer in Jefferson County. Buddy was named as one of the top 100 lawyers in the state in the 2003 and 2004 editions of “Texas Super Lawyers,” a Thompson Reuters publication.
He graduated from Stephen F. Austin College in 1954 and received the school’s “Hall of Fame” Award in 1994. He received his law degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1960. While attending the University of Texas School of Law, he was a Comment Editor on the Texas Law Review, a member of Phi Alpha Delta, and a member of the Order of the Coif.
Buddy was Chairman of the Texas Supreme Court Professional Ethics Committee for over 25 years and is currently Vice-Chairman of the Texas Supreme Court Advisory Committee. He is a former President of the Jefferson County Bar Association and is a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers, the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Buddy practices primarily in the firm’s office in Beaumont.