Darla Gabbitas represents clients in complex commercial litigation, with a particular focus on business torts and trust and estates litigation. She has also successfully represented clients in environmental litigation, shareholder disputes, and business dissolution matters.

Darla has worked effectively on teams handling a significant licensing dispute for a Texas-based manufacturer of radio-controlled cars, and on a major fraud case. An accomplished writer, she has co-authored presentations for the Texas Bar Association and drafted appellate briefs on behalf of the firm’s clients.

Prior to joining Wick Phillips, Darla was at Bickel & Brewer in Dallas; she also represented clients in business disputes at Moye White, a large regional business law practice in Denver.

Darla is licensed to practice in Texas and Colorado and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Northern and Eastern District of Texas and the District of Colorado.

  • Sub-committee Co-chair for Membership and Diversity for the Business Torts & Unfair Competition Committee of the American Bar Association (2014-2016)
  • Denver University Law Review, Executive Board Member (2007-2008)
  • Co-author of Case Law Update for 12th Annual Business Law Course: Representing Growing Businesses — Texas State Bar Association (Nov. 6–7, 2014)