Rebecca L. Gibson

Of Counsel
(she, her, hers)
P 713.212.2716 | F 713.963.0859
Spencer Fane attorney Rebecca Gibson


Rebecca Gibson addresses the full range of risks clients might encounter with proactive legal strategies, allowing clients to reduce the potential for litigation but beneficially resolving matters utilizing a full range of dispute-resolution methods when necessary.

With a broad-ranging private practice, Rebecca prioritizes understanding the unique business goals and objectives of clients, allowing her to provide agile, informed, and cost-effective representation. She frequently collaborates with attorneys across practice groups to ensure comprehensive counsel.

Rebecca also brings experience in civil litigation, defamation, governmental immunity, and False Claims Act matters. She is proficient in Japanese and spent an undergraduate semester studying abroad at Doshisha University in Kyoto.



  • The University of Texas School of Law, 2014 (J.D.)
  • University of California, Berkeley, 2010 (B.A.), with high distinction

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico

  • Successfully defended against motions to dismiss.
  • Represented businesses in contract dispute matters.
  • Drafted and argued successful appeals.
  • Successfully obtained dismissal of civil action on qualified immunity grounds.
  • Successfully argued plea to jurisdiction in Texas state court, resulting in dismissal of case against municipal client.

  • Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Asia Society
  • Japan-America Society of Houston

  • “Materiality Kicks Back: Escobar and the Anti-Kickback Statute,” American Bar Association Health Law Section eSource, June 2017
  • “Cast Your Fate to the Wind (Turbines): Strengthening Japanese Wind Energy Law and Policy,” 9 Texas J. Oil, Gas, & Energy L. 123, 2013–2014 edition