Robert C. 'Chris' Bunt


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Robert C. Bunt has tried cases in more than a dozen Texas counties, has served as lead trial counsel in over 24 jury trials, and has served as a trial attorney in more than 40 trials. His trials have covered a wide range of areas, including general negligence, product liability, civil fraud, contract dispute, and patent infringement actions. Mr. Bunt has earned a reputation for excellence among his peers for his litigation abilities, as evidenced by his membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates as well as his AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatingSM by Martindale-Hubbell®. Mr. Bunt represents individuals as well as local, national, and international corporations. He is frequently retained to serve as local counsel in patent litigation matters pending in the Eastern District of Texas. With his extensive trial experience, Mr. Bunt is often called upon by national firms to provide trial support, aiding them in the selection of juries, examining witnesses, and assisting with trial strategy.


Professional Experience

  • Parker, Bunt & Ainsworth, P.C., Shareholder, August 2005 - Present
  • Howard, Davis & Bunt, P.C., Shareholder, 1998 to 2005
  • Howard & Davis, P.C., Associate, 1996 - 1998
  • Grainger, Howard, Davis & Ace, Associate, 1993 - 1996

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Professional Affiliations and Awards


  • Panelist for the Smith County Bar Association – Federal Practice in Eastern District of Texas CLE
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada 81st Annual Meeting - Panelist for Patent Litigation in the Eastern District of Texas
  • 11th Annual Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference - Panelist on Patent Rules Update
  • 12th Annual Eastern District of Texas Bench Bar Conference - Panelist on Patent Litigation Update
  • American Board of Trial Advocates Masters in Cross Examination Program - Defense Coordinator

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