Luke J. Gilman
Luke Gilman is a trial and arbitration attorney who focuses on resolving complex disputes in a variety of industries. Luke has developed particular areas of focus in international and domestic arbitration, media-related and technology-related disputes, and internal investigations, in addition to a general commercial and contract litigation practice.
Luke’s experience in arbitration includes awards under AAA, ICC, ICDR, and UNCITRAL rules in varied locals such as London, New York, and Mexico City. He has also represented media defendants in a number of media disputes in Texas, California, New York, Florida, and Utah. Luke is also frequently called on to handle issues involving technology such as commercial disputes between technology companies, information security practices, fraud involving electronic systems, overseeing computer forensic investigations in support of internal investigations and investigations under the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA), and managing defensible and efficient electronic discovery. Prior to law school, Luke worked for eight years in the field of information technology.
Luke remains active as an alumnus of the University of Houston Law Center, serving as faculty for NITA Deposition Training Courses, and coaching moot court teams in national competitions, and in 2017, was invited to address the incoming class of 1Ls as they began their law school career.
Luke is also active in publishing articles on various legal issues in his areas of practice and has served as an editor of the international arbitration publications the World Arbitration and Mediation Review (WAMR) and is the executive editor of the ITA in Review. Luke also serves as the Young Member Group chair for the Chartered Institute of International Arbitrators.
Luke is also active in the community, having served as a volunteer prosecutor for the City of Houston and serving on the board of the Hispanic Bar Association of Houston (“HisBA”) and on the Advisory Board of the Center for Children, Law & Policy at the University of Houston Law Center, where he was formerly Program Director for two years while in law school. Luke remains active in legal issues affecting children, including juvenile defense, education, foster care, and human trafficking.
B.A., magna cum laude, University of Houston
J.D., University of Houston Law Center
- Order of the Barristers
- Distinguished Service Award
- Moot Court Board
- National Order of the Scribes
- Houston Law Review, Internet Publishing Editor; awarded “Best Paper in an Emerging Area of Law” and “Most Outstanding Contribution by a Third Year Member”
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas