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Gregory B. Godkin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Austin, TX

Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey P.C.
317 Grace Ln, Suite 140
Austin, TX 78746
Phone: 512-279-7344
Fax: 713-840-9404
Selected to Rising Stars: 2011
Licensed in Texas Since: 1997
Education: Vermont Law School
Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Construction Litigation: Business, Insurance Coverage
Attorney Profile

Gregory Godkin is a business and commercial law attorney at Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC in Austin, Texas. Mr. Godkin is the managing shareholder of the firm and has over 20 years of legal experience. He represents clients in the Austin area and throughout Texas.

Over the course of his career, Mr. Godkin has represented many individual clients, small businesses and major corporations in complex business matters. An experienced litigator, he has helped clients reach successful results in many cases over the years, in a range of practice areas. He also provides advice on many areas of business law, including employment, fiduciary duty and noncompete litigation. 

Additionally, Mr. Godkin has counseled clients in areas of law, including construction, energy, family, maritime and personal injury. Through successful litigation and resolution of cases, he has earned a reputation for his professionalism and hard work on behalf of his clients.

Recognizing his contributions to the field of law, Martindale-Hubbell awarded Mr. Godkin an AV Preeminent* peer review rating, their highest available rating. The Dallas Morning News recognized him in 2016 and H Texas magazine included him on its “Top Lawyers” list in 2004 and 2006. He is also a fellow in the Texas Bar Foundation.

Mr. Godkin graduated with special honors from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree. He earned his law degree from Vermont Law School. He holds licenses to practice law before all Texas state courts and the U.S. district courts for the northern, southern, eastern and western districts of Texas.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Business Litigation
  • 20%Construction Litigation: Business
  • 20%Insurance Coverage
Focus Areas



1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2011

About Gregory B. Godkin

First Admitted: 1997, Texas

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Educational Background

  • University of Texas at Austin, B.S., Special Honors, 1994

Bar/Professional Activity

  • United States District Courts for the Western Districts of Texas
  • United States District Courts for the Northern Districts of Texas
  • United States District Courts for the Eastern Districts of Texas
  • United States District Courts for the Southern Districts of Texas
  • Texas


  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow, 2016
  • H-Texas Magazine 2004 and 2006 Top Lawyers
  • Thompson Reuters Super Lawyers “Texas Rising Star” Edition, 2011
  • “Top Rated Lawyer Texas’ Legal Leaders”, Dallas Morning News, 2016
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Office Location for Gregory B. Godkin

317 Grace Ln
Suite 140
Austin, TX 78746

Phone: 512-279-7344

Fax: 713-840-9404

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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