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About Jamie Ribman

Jamie RibmanJamie Ribman
Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C.
Shareholder

1601 Elm Street, Suite 4600
Dallas, Texas 75201
T: (214) 954-4135
F: (214) 953-1332
jribman@grayreed.com

Jamie Ribman, a Shareholder and Director of Gray Reed & McGraw, P.C., handles complex commercial litigation in both state and federal courts relating to contractual disputes, employment matters, insurance defense, construction, real estate, personal injury, products liability and other business torts.

Representative Experience

  • Part of team representing rice farmers, mills and exporters in multi-district litigation involving the contamination of the United States long grain rice supplies with a genetically modified rice variety developed by an international chemical and agricultural company.
  • Counsel to a national soft drink bottler and manufacturer in a variety of business litigation and employment matters.
  • Successful defense of corporations involved in wrongful death, products liability and personal injury claims.
  • Successful presentation and defense of claims relating to covenants not to compete, confidentiality and non-solicitation.
  • Serves as “outside” general counsel for a number of companies providing legal and business advice in a variety of areas such as contractual interpretation and drafting, complex negotiations, employment decisions and compliance.
  • Successfully represented investors in securities fraud and breach of fiduciary duty claims in connection with the sale of real estate.
  • Successfully defended a physician practice in connection with claims of breach of contract, fraud and negligent representation. After lawsuit was brought, counterclaims were asserted on behalf of client which resulted in a significant award for the physician’s practice.
  • Successful defense of accounting firm accused of malpractice, breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty.
  • Successful defense of a $10,000,000 libel/slander claim.

Appeals

  • North Texas Production Credit Association v. McCurtain County National Bank, et al, 222 F.3d 800 (10th Cir. 2000).

Professional Activities, Memberships & Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas.
  • U. S. District Court (Northern and Southern Districts of Texas).
  • Dallas Bar Association.

Publications & Speeches

  • Speaker at the Institute of Management Accountants regarding litigation and accounting malpractice (February 2011).
  • Speaker at the University of Houston Law Foundation, Advanced Civil Litigation, on Recent Developments in Fifth Circuit Business Torts Jurisprudence (Dallas, May 2006).

Educational Background

  • 1992 – B.S.F.S., Georgetown University.
  • 1996 – J.D., University of Houston.
  • While attending law school, Jamie served as an intern to the Texas Supreme Court and The Honorable Justice Nathan Hecht.

Honors

  • Selected as a Rising Star by Texas Monthly and Law & Politics Magazine, 2006 – 2010.
  • Selected as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly and Law and Politics Magazine, 2010 - 2012.