Robert O'Boyle

SERVICE AREAS

Appellate
Commercial Litigation

EDUCATION

  • SMU Dedman School of Law, J.D., 1985
  1. Managing Editor, Southwestern Law Journal, n/k/a S.M.U. Law Review
  • The University of Texas, B.A., 1982

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas

SUPPORT STAFF

Kathi Alexander
Legal Administrative Assistant
T: 512.499.3632
E: kathi.alexander@strasburger.com

Robert M. O’Boyle

Partner

720 Brazos Street
Suite 700
Austin, TX 78701
T: 512.499.3691
F: 512.536.5707
E: bob.oboyle@strasburger.com

    
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Since 1985, Bob has tried cases to judges and juries throughout Texas and regularly handles complex matters of critical importance to his clients. He has developed substantive expertise in a number of areas, including securities, real estate, employment, breach of fiduciary duty, shareholder derivative and oppression claims.  Bob has also handled numerous appeals and is a member of the firm’s appellate practice group.

Bob is board certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

EXPERIENCE

  • Jury trials in cases involving minority shareholders, breach of fiduciary duty, covenants not to compete, real estate, and securities
  • Defense against claims of theft of trade secrets and tortious interference with contracts.
  • Defense of attorneys and law firms in legal malpractice lawsuits
  • Prosecution of civil cases accompanied by parallel criminal proceedings
  • Internal investigations of alleged wrongdoing by business organizations
  • Extensive knowledge of extraordinary relief such as injunction, sequestration, and attachment
  • Defense and prosecution of class actions involving securities fraud and oil and gas interests
  • Defense of monopolization and restraint of trade claims
  • American Bar Association
  1. Fellow
  • Austin Bar Foundation
  1. Founding Fellow
  2. Former President (2009-2010)
  • Austin Bar Association
  1. Former President (2008-2009)
  • Dripping Spring Education Foundation
  1. Trustee
  • Hill Country Rally For Kids, Inc.
  1. Director & Secretary
  • Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas
  1. Advisory Board
  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Named among The Best Lawyers in America – Commercial Litigation by Best Lawyers (2013-2018)
  • Named a Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters (2008-2011)
  • Received the J. Chrys Dougherty Award from Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas (2008)

Since 1985, Bob has tried cases to judges and juries throughout Texas and regularly handles complex matters of critical importance to his clients. He has developed substantive expertise in a number of areas, including securities, real estate, employment, breach of fiduciary duty, shareholder derivative and oppression claims.  Bob has also handled numerous appeals and is a member of the firm’s appellate practice group.

Bob is board certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

EXPERIENCE

  • Jury trials in cases involving minority shareholders, breach of fiduciary duty, covenants not to compete, real estate, and securities
  • Defense against claims of theft of trade secrets and tortious interference with contracts.
  • Defense of attorneys and law firms in legal malpractice lawsuits
  • Prosecution of civil cases accompanied by parallel criminal proceedings
  • Internal investigations of alleged wrongdoing by business organizations
  • Extensive knowledge of extraordinary relief such as injunction, sequestration, and attachment
  • Defense and prosecution of class actions involving securities fraud and oil and gas interests
  • Defense of monopolization and restraint of trade claims

ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Bar Association
  1. Fellow
  • Austin Bar Foundation
  1. Founding Fellow
  2. Former President (2009-2010)
  • Austin Bar Association
  1. Former President (2008-2009)
  • Dripping Spring Education Foundation
  1. Trustee
  • Hill Country Rally For Kids, Inc.
  1. Director & Secretary
  • Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas
  1. Advisory Board

PUBLICATIONS

HONORS

  • AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Named among The Best Lawyers in America – Commercial Litigation by Best Lawyers (2013-2018)
  • Named a Texas Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters (2008-2011)
  • Received the J. Chrys Dougherty Award from Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas (2008)
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