Dana Kirk

Kirk Law Firm
440 Louisiana Street
Suite 2400
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 651-0050
www.kirklawfirm.com


Dana G. Kirk is AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry, for his professionalism and ethics.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury
Civil Litigation
Products Liability
Truck Accidents
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Catastrophic Injuries
Industrial Accidents
Insurance Claims
Pharmaceutical / Medical Injuries
Plant & Refinery Accidents
VW Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Oil & Gas Litigation
Property Contamination
Corn Litigation
Bee Litigation

Certifications

Board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law since 1980.
Education and Academic Honors
Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1975
Southern Methodist University, B.B.A., 1971
Order of the Coif
Barristers Honorary Society
Editor-In-Chief Southwestern Law Journal, 1974 - 1975
Phi Delta Phi Law Fraternity
Johnson, Swanson & Barbee Scholarship
Best Law Review Article in Texas Award, 1975

Trial Experience

Tried as lead counsel over 100 cases.

Represented plaintiffs in cases involving commercial disputes, contract claims, personal injury, products liability, railroad litigation, toxic tort litigation, banking litigation, pharmaceutical claims, legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, oil and gas litigation, environmental pollution, nuisance, trespass, Uniform Commercial Code claims and many more.

Defended corporations such as General Motors, Hoescht Celanese Corporation, Aetna Insurance Company, Employer's Casualty Insurance Company, Coca Cola, Union Pacific Railroad and many others.

Professional Experience

Law Clerk to Honorable John R. Brown, Chief Judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1975
Associate Attorney, Fulbright & Jaworski, 1975 to 1983
Partner, Fulbright & Jaworski, 1983 to 1985
Partner, Kirk & Carrigan, 1985 to 1992
Kirk Law Firm, 1992 to present

Professional Acknowledgment

Elected to Best Lawyers in America
Elected to Texas Super Lawyers
Elected to Best Lawyers in Houston
Elected to Super Lawyers Business Litigation
Life Fellow, American Board of Trial Advocates
AV Preeminent Peer Review Lawyer - Martindale Hubbell
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates

Professional Associations and Memberships

Houston Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
College of State Bar of Texas
Houston Bar Foundation
Fellow Houston Bar Foundation
Fellow Texas Bar Foundation
Served on the Texas State Bar Rules Committee
Served as Special Counsel to the State Bar of Texas Disciplinary Matters
Oklahoma Bar Association