Robin is an Attorney-Mediator with over 15 years of experience related to the following topics:

  • Aircraft engine parts manufacturing
  • Auto accidents
  • Aviation, including aircraft accidents outside the U.S.
  • Bankruptcy
  • Bribery
  • Chemical plant accidents
  • Collections
  • Construction
  • Contract disputes
  • Corporate compliance
  • Damage to oil and gas wells
  • Easements
  • Embezzlement
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Environmental contamination
  • Explosions
  • Exports
  • Export regulations
  • FAA accreditation
  • FCPA
  • Federal regulations
  • Floating offshore platforms
  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Gas Turbine maintenance and overhaul
  • Gas Turbine parts manufacturing
  • Gasoline additives
  • Homeowners’ Association issues
  • Imports
  • Insurance and indemnity (including state anti-indemnity legislation)
  • Intellectual property
  • International Business Transactions
  • International trade regulations
  • Joint development agreements
  • Maritime
  • Master Service Agreements
  • Municipal and County contract disputes
  • Oil and Gas production equipment manufacturing, sales and maintenance
  • Oil and Gas production services
  • Oilfield personal injury (onshore and offshore)
  • Personal injury
  • Pipelines
  • Products liability
  • Property Damage
  • Real property leases
  • Refinery accidents
  • Sale of goods
  • Sales of real property
  • Software licensing
  • Trade secrets
  • Trademarks
  • Trespass
  • Truck accidents
  • Warranties
  • Wrongful Death

Previous roles:

Principal Consultant

Robin Galyean Legal & Compliance PLLC, 2015
Corporate compliance consulting for the IT services industry.

Contract Attorney

Carminati Law PLLC, 2015

Legal Counsel

Wood Group, 2000-2014
In-house counsel for an international energy services company.


Equiva Services LLC (Texaco-Saudi Aramco-Shell JV), 1998-2000
Supported fuels marketing and pipeline functions.

Legal Assistant

Star Enterprise (Texaco-Saudi Aramco JV), 1994-1998
Supported fuels refining and marketing functions.

Adjunct Professor of History

Lone Star College, 2006-2007
Taught U.S. History course at night.

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Certified Mediators
  • Texas Association of Mediators
  • Houston Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Corporate Counsel (Past)
  • Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics
  • FBI Infragard
  • Member of the College of the State Bar of Texas


South Texas College of Law

40-hour Texas Mediation Training Certificate, 2015

South Texas College of Law

JD, 2000

Southwestern Paralegal Institute

Paralegal Certificate, 1993

University of Houston

MA, Medieval History, 1993

University of Houston

BA, History, 1987

Licenses and Admissions

State Bar of Texas, Admitted May 2001
United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Admitted 2008
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas, Admitted 2008


National Certified Professional in Mediation (NCPM)
Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP)

Volunteer Activities:

Volunteer Attorney-Mediator

Dispute Resolution Center of Harris County

Board of Directors

Vintage Lakes Community Association, Inc.

Language skills:

  • English (Fluent)
  • French (Intermediate)
  • Arabic (Beginner)