Gregory B. Godkin - Shareholder

111 Congress Ave.
Suite 1620
Austin, TX 78701


Greg Godkin is a shareholder in the Litigation section of Roberts Markel Weinberg Butler Hailey PC. His statewide practice focuses on the representation of clients in the areas of complex Business and Corporate Litigation, Directors and Officers Liability, Energy and Maritime, Construction Law, Catastrophic Personal Injury and Complex Family Law Matters. Mr. Godkin’s clients include some of the world’s largest banks, steel companies, shipping companies, drilling companies and restaurant groups. He has been listed on Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers "Texas Rising Star" Edition 2011 and holds an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell, which is a testament that a lawyers peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.

Mr. Godkin’s clients entrust him to handle matters of upmost importance, often times involving multi-million dollar disputes.  He understands that every case involves more than just money, but also the client’s reputation and security.  This holistic approach has led Mr. Godkin to serve as “outside” general counsel to a number of companies which enables him to provide legal representation and counsel on an on-going basis so as to best protect the company’s well being.

 Representative Clients
AK Steel Corporation, All Star Metals, Genesis Energy, Lupe Tortilla Restaurant Group, Wells Fargo Bank N.A., Platform Marine, Inc.

Practice Areas 
Complex Business Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Litigation
Directors & Officers Liability
Family Law
Personal Injury

J.D., Vermont Law School, 1997
B.S., University of Texas at Austin, Special Honors, 1994

Honors and Awards
Listed, Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers "Texas Rising Star" (Edition 2011)
Listed, H Texas Magazine "Top Lawyers" (2004, 2006)
AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Member, Houston Bar Association
Member, Austin Bar Association
Member, Fort Bend County Bar Association
Member, The Maritime Law Association of the United States 
Member, Defense Research Institute
Member, Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute

Bar Admissions
State Bar of Texas
United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas