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Throughout his legal career from 1983 to present, Bobby Pryor has focused on successfully defending major corporations in complex litigation before juries. Mr. Pryor has tried and won more than 100 jury and bench trials and has successfully resolved hundreds of other matters for his clients prior to trial, either through summary judgment, negotiated settlement, mediation or arbitration. His legal strategies always focus on obtaining the best possible result for his clients, with a view toward a favorable verdict if trial becomes necessary. Mr. Pryor was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas in 1957. He attended the University of Arkansas receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1980, graduating with honors and a Juris Doctorate degree in 1983, graduating summa cum laude. During law school, Mr. Pryor was named a member of the Arkansas Law Review, won the American Bar Association’s Regional Moot Court Competition and went on to finish in the top ten nationally, was named Outstanding Law School Graduate and a Charles Oxford Scholar.

In 1983, Mr. Pryor joined the Oklahoma City law firm of Hartzog, Conger & Cason where he acted as trial counsel for various corporations in Oklahoma involved in oil and gas, accountant malpractice, wrongful termination, shareholder dispute, products liability and personal injury litigation. In 1988, Mr. Pryor joined the Dallas office of the international law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher where he acted as defense counsel in antitrust and accountant malpractice cases. In 1990, while with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Mr. Pryor acted as primary trial counsel for a national retailer in North Texas in its personal injury, false arrest and wrongful termination cases.

In December 1993, Mr. Pryor resigned his partnership with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, and, with Dana Bruce, founded the law firm of Pryor & Bruce. Mr. Pryor currently represents a variety of companies in defending real estate related matters, contract disputes and in gender, race, disability and age discrimination allegations. Mr. Pryor has successfully defended corporations in dozens of jury trials in Texas courts and was designated as national class action counsel in a certified national class against Farmers Insurance. Mr. Pryor is licensed to practice before the United States Court of Appeals, Fifth, Ninth and Tenth Circuits, the United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas, the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, and all Texas state courts.