Robert H. Gibbs Founding Partner

Robert H. Gibbs

Robert H. Gibbs is a founding partner of Gibbs Houston Pauw. He has practiced immigration law since 1977, handling a wide variety of employment, family, citizenship, asylum and deportation cases. His practice includes federal court litigation to remedy agency decisions or inactions, as well as class actions to obtain relief for thousands of individuals. He has represented entities in a broad range of industries including software, health care, restaurants, manufacturing, agriculture, food processing, forest products, international trade, professional services, construction, sports and the arts. See more.

Robert Pauw Founding Partner

Robert Pauw

Robert Pauw is a founding partner of Gibbs Houston Pauw. Since 1983 he has successfully represented thousands of individuals and businesses in immigration cases. Mr. Pauw has extensive experience in all aspects of immigration law and is nationally known for his focus on immigration-related litigation. See more.

Neha Vyas Senior Attorney

Neha Vyas

Neha Vyas joined Gibbs Houston Pauw in 2006 and has over 15 years of experience in immigration law. She focuses her practice on Violence Against Women Act (“VAWA”), U Visas, asylum, family-based immigration, citizenship, and removal defense, including appeals. See more.

Erin Cipolla Associate Attorney


Erin Cipolla joined Gibbs Houston Pauw in 2010. Her practice focuses on defending individuals in removal proceedings and assisting applicants with family, and humanitarian, based forms of immigration relief. Erin has represented individuals before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the Executive Office for Immigration Review, the Administrative Appeals Office, and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. See more.