Dana Gareth Kirk

Kirk Law Firm
Kirk Law Firm
440 Louisiana Street, Suite 2400, Houston, TX United States 77002
HoustonTX 77002
(713) 651-0050
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


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
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