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.
Board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in both Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law since 1980.
Personal Injury Insurance Claims Civil Litigation Pharmaceutical / Medical Injuries Products Liability Plant & Refinery Accidents Truck Accidents Commercial Litigation Car Accidents Oil & Gas Litigation Catastrophic Injuries Property Contamination Industrial Accidents
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
Tried as Lead Counsel over 100 Cases
Dana Kirk has 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.
He has also 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.
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, PLLC 1992 to present
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 The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
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
State Bar of Texas State Bar of Mississippi State Bar of Oklahoma State Bar of Minnesota United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi Supreme Court of the United States