“Bob” Binstock is a trial attorney with over thirty-nine years of experience. Mr. Binstock is known for his ability to take on diverse and complex litigation spanning across areas such as mass and class actions focusing on defective medical devices, product liability, toxic tort, medical malpractice, personal injury, bad faith insurance and pharmaceutical litigation. Mr. Binstock has served on an array of Court Appointed Plaintiff’s Steering Committees for numerous MDLs and has served as lead or co-lead counsel in a multitude of large-scale property damage cases. Mr. Binstock has successfully obtained recoveries for thousands of clients.
Mr. Binstock was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He attended college at the University of Pittsburgh and subsequently earned his law degree from South Texas College of Law. He began his law career in 1981. In 1985, Mr. Binstock co-founded the Law Firm of Reich and Binstock, LLP.
Reich & Binstock, LLP is an AV Preeminent-rated law firm based in Houston, Texas. The scope of the practice is broad and has focused on redressing injuries to large numbers of consumers, business and property owners. As evidenced by some of the representative cases listed below, Mr. Binstock has worked with lawyers throughout the nation in obtaining beneficial outcomes for his clients.
Honors and Accomplishments Voted Texas Super Lawyer 2007-2021 Named to Million Dollar Advocates Forum Named to Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum Honored as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers – National Board of Trial Lawyers – 2011-2015 Member Registry for Business Excellence – American Registry LLC AV® Preeminent – Martindale-Hubbell Chair AAJ Zimmer Durom Cup Litigation Group AVVO Rating 10.0 out of 10 Lawyers of Distinction 2021
Admissions & Board Certifications Supreme Court of the United States (October 1, 1990) Supreme Court of Texas (May 14, 1982) U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas (August 9, 1982) U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas (October 11, 1983) U.S. District Court of Arizona (April 16, 1993) U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit (September 18, 1989) U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit (November 1982) Licensed in Texas (1981) Board Certified – Personal Injury Trial Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization (1993) Board Certified -Civil Trial Advocacy-National Board of Trial Advocacy (2002) Board Certified – Pre-trial Discovery – National Board of Trial Advocacy Admitted to the Federal Court of Claims (October 16, 2017)
Professional Affiliations American Association of Justice Texas Trial Lawyers Association Houston Trial Lawyers Association Houston Bar Foundation College of the State Bar of Texas American Bar Association Houston Bar Association Million Dollar Advocates Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Voted Texas Super Lawyer 2007 to 2021
Pro Bono Activities Co-Founder and current Board Member, River Performing and Visual Arts Center, a non-profit charity that provides art enrichment courses, summer camp and outreach programs for children with disabilities.