Gregory E. Van Houten, Associate

Greg Van Houten joined Gilbert as an associate in 2016. His practice focuses on insurance recovery for policyholders. Before joining Gilbert, Greg was an insurance recovery associate at a large firm in New York City, where he focused on securing insurance coverage and defense costs for a variety of clients. He also secured a number of victories for pro bono clients, including a five-figure tutoring reimbursement award under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Greg earned his law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center, where he won the Greenhalgh Trial Advocacy Tournament and received the International Academy of Trial Lawyers 2015 Student Advocacy Award.

Before pursuing his law degree, Greg was a member of Teach for America. With Teach for America, he taught high school physics and coached varsity baseball at a charter school in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was awarded “Best New Teacher” in 2011 and delivered the commencement address to the 2013 graduating class.


  • 2015 – J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
    • Cum laude
  • 2010 – B.A., University of Rochester
    • Cum laude
    • Highest Distinction in Economics
    • High Honors in Political Science

Bar Memberships

  • District of Columbia
  • New York