Gwen Tipton

Attorney at Thomas J. Henry Law's San Antonio Office

Ms. Gwen Tipton is a trial attorney in all areas of civil litigation, with extensive first-chair jury to a successful verdict.

Ms. Gwen Tipton is a graduate of Baylor University and Baylor Law School and has been practicing law since 1984. She has achieved successful results in complicated arbitrations, in both state and federal courts representing individuals, multi-party and complex business entities in personal injury, employment litigation, false positive drug testing, wrongful death, premises liability, products liability, medical malpractice, DTPA violations, bad faith, declaratory judgments, intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED), assault and battery, sexual assault, defamation, and state and federal privacy violations.

Ms. Tipton is an AV Preeminent-rated attorney with Martindale-Hubbell and has been recognized as AV Preeminent since 1995 as well as a Top-Rated Litigator with Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Tipton has successfully litigated numerous cases, but at least two of the cases have shaped Texas law.  The first lawsuit is the successful wrongful death plaintiff lawsuit through Texas state district, probate, and appellate court: Villages of Greenbrier v. Torres, 874 S.W.2d 259 (Tex. App.-Houston [1st Dist.] 1994, writ denied. The second lawsuit defined intentional infliction of emotional stress. Susan Leigh Kerr vs. Dan Boyles, et al., No. 89-29876; 269th District Court, Harris County, Tex.) Boyles v. Kerr, No. D–0963, 855 S.W. 2d 593 (Tex. 1993).

Beyond her work with Thomas J. Henry, Ms. Tipton is married to Bill Tipton, and between the two, they have six grown children. In her spare time, Ms. Tipton and her husband Bill enjoy cycling, hiking, and being with family.



  • State Bar of Texas


  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas


  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas (J.D.)
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas (B.B.A.)


  • Martindale-Hubbell: AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell: Texas Top Rated Litigator: 2019
  • Martindale-Hubbell: Texas Top Rated Lawyers: 2018
  • Martindale-Hubbell: Texas Top Rated Lawyers in Litigation: 2/3/15
  • Martindale-Hubbell: Texas Top Rated Lawyers: Texas Women’s Leaders: 2/3/15
  • Martindale-Hubbell: Texas Top Rated Lawyer: 3/3/15
  • Martindale-Hubbell: 20th Anniversary Award: AV Preeminent: 1995-2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell: Women’s AV Preeminent Attorneys: 2015
  • Martindale-Hubbell: Top Rated Lawyer in Houston: 2015


At Thomas J. Henry Law, our guiding principle is to provide our clients with the best legal representation possible for their personal injury case. Our 250+ attorneys fight diligently for their injured clients each and every day, striving to achieve justice and the compensation they deserve for the life-altering injuries they sustain. We greatly value our clients’ feedback — see what Gwen Tipton’s clients had to say about their experience.

Highly recommended Gwen to be on your case. Great service and the staff is awesome. — Austin Castillo


Ms. Gwen Tipton and our team of San Antonio injury attorneys are located at 5711 University Heights Blvd., Suite 101, San Antonio, Texas 78249. We provide free walk-in case consultations Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm. To start a consultation over the phone or to speak with your attorney, call 210-874-2615.

See what our clients have to say about their experience working with their legal team in San Antonio:

Outstanding service and communication — Kassandra Valdez

Thomas J Henry was so professional in how they handled my case. I would come to them again. So I do recommend them for your lawyer’s affairs. ***** – A. San

Thomas J Henry did an outstanding job for me. Client care was never lacking, even if my attorney was out of the office and I left a voicemail, I received a call back as soon as 30 minutes later. They have an unrivaled amount of dedication to their clients and a passion for their work. Through my experience with the law firm and everyone involved in my case, I would highly recommend anyone to use them. — Zach Aubin

I found that my experience with Thomas J. Henry was nothing but excellent and positive. I literally was taken care of from the very beginning. I was involved in an accident in which left me with neck and spinal injuries in which I had no idea where to turn. Everyone at the law firm helped me immensely and genuinely cared about me. i highly recommend this law firm to anyone who has been injured in an accident. — Julia Rojas Ramirez

Do not wait! If you have been injured in an accident, call Thomas J. Henry Law. We have San Antonio car accident attorneys and San Antonio 18-wheeler accident lawyers available 24/7, nights and weekends to assist you with your claim.

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