Trey Cox

Trey Cox

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
 | 2001 Ross Ave, Suite 2100
Dallas, TX 75201
Phone: 214-698-3100
Fax: 214-571-2900
Email: Trey Cox
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (30%),
  • Appellate (20%)
    Attorney Profile

    Trey Cox is consistently recognized as one of the country’s best trial lawyers. He has spent nearly 20 years helping clients, from Fortune 500 corporations to entrepreneurs, resolve large, complicated, and often high-profile business disputes. His jury trial experience and courtroom success have earned him the distinction of being double Board Certified in Civil Trial and Civil Pre-Trial by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

    Progressive and innovative, Trey has earned a reputation as a pioneer in combining technology and neuroscience to maximize jury communication and persuasion. He serves on the faculty of Southern Methodist University Law School and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy. He has lectured throughout the country, and authored numerous legal articles, white papers and books.

    Trey received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Washington & Lee University, and his J.D., with honors, from the University of Virginia School of Law. After graduation, Trey clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

    White Papers

  • In Defense of the Wind, Legal Challenges Facing Wind Power can be a Breeze with Proper Planning - A white paper analyzing legal challenges facing wind farm developments.

  • Certificates and Credentials

    National Board of Trial Advocacy

    About Trey Cox

    Admitted: 1997, Texas

    Professional Webpage:


    • Winner of an International Law Office/Lexology 2013 Client Choice Award in Litigation
    • "Texas Super Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters (as seen in Texas Monthly), for twelve consecutive years Named a "Texas Super Lawyer" by Thomson Reuters (as seen in Texas Monthly), 2004-2017
    • Recognized by his peers in D Magazine as one of the "Best Lawyers in Dallas” for three consecutive years and prior to that "Best Lawyer Under 40” for five consecutive years
    • Selected as a "2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Intellectual Property” by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell
    • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell
    • Selected as a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
    • Named a "Leader in His Field” in Chambers & Partners’ Chambers USA Guide to Leading Lawyers – General Commercial Litigation (Texas), 2009
    • Best Lawyers® in America, 2009
    • Selected by the Dallas Business Journal as a "Defender” , 2008
    • "Best and Brightest Business Leaders” in the Dallas Business Journal’s "40 Under 40” survey
    • "Top 100 Super Lawyers in Texas" and "Top 100 Super Lawyers in DFW", 2013
    • "500 Top Litigators in America" by Lawdragon, 2015
    • "Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys Recognized as a "Litigation Star” by Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys, 2012-2014
    • "One of the 10 Metroplex Litigators Worth Having on Your Side,” Dallas Business Journal, 2008

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate National Board of Trial Advocacy

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    Educational Background:

    • University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., with honors
    • Washington & Lee University, B.A., magna cum laude

    Articles about Trey Cox appearing in Super Lawyers

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    Office Location for Trey Cox

    2001 Ross Ave
    Suite 2100
    Dallas, TX 75201

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    Last Updated: 7/28/2020

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