Gary Y. Gould

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

United States
T:+1 713 651 3529
United States
T:+1 713 651 3529
Gary Y. Gould

Gary Y. Gould

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Gary Gould is a senior associate in the Houston office, representing an array of clients in complex commercial litigation. Gary has litigated energy sector disputes involving joint venture and M&A transactions, as well as goods and services agreements. He has also represented financial institutions in varied high-stakes litigation and advised financial clients in enforcement matters involving state and federal regulators. Prior to joining the firm, Gary served for two years as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Kenneth M. Hoyt of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.


Professional experience

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  • JD, The University of Texas School of Law, 2018
    • Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy, State Bar of Texas, 2018
    • Associate Notes Editor, Texas Law Review 
    • Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition, 2017, 2018
  • BA, History, Philosophy, University of California Berkeley, 2011
    • Distinction in General Scholarship
    • High Honors, Department of History
  • Texas State Bar
  • Prosecuted fraud and breach of contract claims against affiliated defendants involved in crude oil transportation and trading joint venture, resulting in favorable settlement for client
  • Defended a national bank against investor committee's multi-billion dollar damages claims related to the Allen Stanford Ponzi scheme
  • Obtained US$5 million summary judgment for healthcare investor client in breach of contract dispute
  • As co-counsel for multinational energy firm in ERISA matter, secured affirmance of summary judgment from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • As co-counsel for Chapter 7 trustee in involuntary bankruptcy, prosecuted adversary proceeding resulting in US$6.1 million recovery in assets for creditors
  • Represented television production company in state court lawsuit by former reality show contestants alleging Texas law torts
  • Houston Bar Association, Litigation Section and Federal Practice Section