Attorney Biography

A former CPA, Richard Danner started his law career focusing on corporate tax law at a large, internationally recognized law firm. After a few years, he left to start his own practice. Although he has continued working for corporate clients, he gradually moved to trial work as he became more and more interested in helping individuals. 

For the last 25 years Richard Danner has dedicated his practice to working for injured victims in their fight against big industries, insurance companies, and special interest groups. As corporate America has gained more control in the courtroom, Richard Danner believes that now more than ever ordinary citizens need someone who’ll stand together with them and fight back.

His clients know that they can count on him to deliver excellent representation with the highest ethical standards. With 38 years of experience, he has combined his compassion for people with his determination that justice will be done to bring relief to hundreds of clients and their families.

Let Richard Danner put that same experience to work for you.

Board Certification
Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

BBA, Southern Methodist University
Doctor of Jurisprudence, University of Texas School of Law

Admitted to Practice Law in:
All Courts of the State of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
U.S. Tax Court
U.S. Federal Court of Claims
U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals

Bar Associations
State Bar of Texas
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
American Trial Lawyers Association

Richard Danner is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell's Law Directory.  This rating is only given to lawyers and law firms which are considered by the legal community to have Very High to Preeminent Legal Ability and who are thought to embrace Very High Professional Standards.

Trial Philosophy
Richard Danner accepts cases with the intention of preparing for and ultimately trying your lawsuit. With over 150 trials behind him, he knows that planning for trial at the start draws a clear picture of the road ahead and allows the plaintiff to recognize a fair and just settlement offer, if and when one is made. By exploring the many facets of each case through thorough investigation and development, he positions your case for the best possible outcome. 

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