Robert J. Binstock

Robert J. Binstock

Robert J. Binstock

Houston, Texas

Bob Binstock is a litigator with over 35 years of experience. Bob 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 Bob founded the Law Firm of Reich and Binstock LLP with his partner Dennis Reich. Since that time Bob has represented hundreds of injured Plaintiffs in mass and class actions focusing on medical device, product liability, toxic tort, and pharmaceutical litigation.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury & Products Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Medical Negligence
  • Toxic Tort
  • Pharmaceutical Litigation

Mr. Binstock has served on the following Pharmaceutical Litigation Plaintiff Steering Committees:

In Re: Davol/C.R. Bard Hernia Mesh Multi-Case Management Coordination No. 2017-02, Master Docket No. PC-2018-9999

In Re: Eliquis (Apixaban), Products Liability Litigation, MDL No: 1:17-MD-2754 (DLC)

In Re: Levaquin, Products Liability Litigation, MDL No: 08-1943 (JRT)

In Re: Kugel Mesh Hernia Patch, Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1842

In Re: Digitek®, Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 1968

Chairman- Zimmer Durom Hip Cup, Litigation Group - American Association for Justice

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Class Actions
  • Environmental Law
  • Mesothelioma & Asbestos
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Products Liability Law
  • Whistleblower/Qui Tam
  • Aviation Accidents
  • Drugs & Medical Devices
  • Housing & Construction Defects
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Toxic Torts
  • Wrongful Death

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 1993
  • Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 2002

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1981
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1990
  • Supreme Court of Texas, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas, 1983
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1982


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas - August, 1981
  • University of Pittsburgh
    • B.A. - August, 1978

Honors and Awards

  • Voted Texas Super Lawyer, 2007 - 2018
  • Voted H-Texas Magazine "Lawyer for the People"
  • Voted H-Texas Magazine "Houston's Top Lawyers"
  • Named to Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Named to Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • EliteAMERICAN Lawyer, 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Association of Justice
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • Houston Bar Foundation
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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.