Baylor Law Baylor
Wayne Lindsey 'Lyn' Robbins, Jr.
Robbins Travis PLLC

Lyn Robbins has twenty-five years of experience in a wide range of trials, appeals, arbitrations, administrative matters, regulatory determinations, and other litigation matters. He has tried more than fifty cases to verdict and has been involved in dozens of appeals. He spent more than twelve years as the senior general attorney for one of America’s largest railroads, supervising both personal injury and commercial litigation and leading trial teams involved in complex litigation in a variety of venues across the country. He is AV rated by Martindale Hubbel.

He has tried cases as lead counsel in California, Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington.

He has argued in numerous appellate courts across the country, including two state Supreme Courts and a variety of federal and state courts of appeal. He has briefed cases in the U.S. Supreme Court, several state Supreme Courts, and numerous federal and state courts of appeal.

His cases have included complex matters of wrongful death, Federal Employers Liability Act claims of life-altering injuries, claims of medical/dental/legal/pharmacy malpractice, railroad grade crossing accidents involving catastrophic injuries, commercial contract matters involving eight-figure disputes, regulatory matters ranging from professional licensure to claims of environmental pollution violations, trademark infringement, will contests, collections, fraud, blasting damages, hazardous exposure claims, and real estate transactions gone bad.

He is currently the President of the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel. He has for a decade been Adjunct Professor of Law at Baylor University School of Law, teaching Advanced Trial Advocacy Skills, and he has served on the faculty of the Academy of the Advocate held at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

He was National Debate Champion and the first person ever named the top individual college debater in the nation for two consecutive years, and he later coached the national championship team. He graduated cum laude from Baylor University School of Law, where he was the Lead Articles Editor of the Baylor Law Review and was a member of the Order of the Barristers.

He serves as a Sunday School teacher and deacon at his church. He is active in the community, where he has appeared in occasional community theatre productions and coached both baseball and softball for many years. He was a long-time member of the Board of Directors of an NGO dedicated to promoting sustainable growth among some of the world’s poorest and most challenged populations.


J.D. cum laude, 1990; Baylor University School of Law
Leon Jaworski Scholar
Lead Articles Editor, Baylor Law Review
Order of the Barristers

B.A with honor, 1987; Baylor University
Majors – history, political science, economics


Wayne Lindsey “Lyn” Robbins, Jr.

Courses Taught
Advanced Trial Advocacy Skills Seminar


Personal blog – "Blogarithmic Expressions"
Personal website
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