Patrick Daniel

Patrick Daniel is the founder and principal of Daniel & Associates, based in Houston, Texas. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Mississippi at Oxford and received his Juris Doctor from Mississippi College School of Law, where he graduated with cum laude honors in 2001. Patrick’s honors and awards include being recognized in Louisiana Super Lawyers – Rising Stars 2012 as well as Louisiana Lawyers – Top 40 Under 40. He is an active member of the Louisiana State Bar as well as various other professional organizations.

Educational Background

  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, B.B.A. in International Business, 1998
    • Chancellor’s Honor Roll & Dean’s Honor Roll
  • Mississippi College Law Review, Mississippi College School of Law
    • GPA: 3.38, Cum Laude
    • Top 15% of Class
    • Copeland, Cook, Taylor & Bush Award
    • Chairman, Mississippi College Moot Court Board
    • Associate Editor Mississippi College Law Review
    • The only law student to hold offices on Law Review and Moot Court Board simultaneously.
    • Moot Court Scholarship
    • Dean’s Academic Scholarship
    • Dean’s Academic Stipend

Honors and Awards

  • American Jurisprudence Award Trial Practice
  • American Jurisprudence Award Secured Transactions
  • American Registry Top Lawyers in America
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys Top 10 Best Attorneys 2019
  • American Institute of Trial Lawyers – Litigator of the Year 2019
  • Louisiana Super Lawyer
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 10 Under 40
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Civil Law Obligations
  • Lawyers of Distinction 2019 Award recognizing excellence in personal injury law
  • Association of American Trial Lawyers Top 100 of 2018 Award recognizing excellence in personal injury law
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys 2019 10 Best Personal Injury Law Attorney
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel 2019 Top 10 Best Attorneys and Firms

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • 2018 Achievements:
    • 2.8 Million brain injury/ jones
    • 2.9 million
    • 1.7 million product design failure
    • 1.65 million hospital bed failure
    • 1.7 million brain injury
  • Top Verdicts:
    • $25,000,000: product defect resulting in involving burns and burn encephalopathy, top 5 largest verdicts on the country, pre-trial offer of $400,000
    • $2,890,000: premises negligence case involving complex regional pain syndrome, pre-trial offer of $40,000
    • $2,900,000: general negligence during mock war games resulting in neck surgery, largest single Plaintiff verdict in parish history, pre-trial offer of $0.00
    • $5,450,000: intentional attack on co-worker resulting in brain injury, defendant paid $400,000 above insurance policy limits
    • Amount Confidential: consumer class action settlement involving cell phone rounding up and overbilling


  • American Association for Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • American Institute of Legal Counsel
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • American Institute of Trial Lawyers
  • American Institute of Legal Advocates
  • Association of American Trial Lawyers 
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association
  • Legal Marketing Association
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys
  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Super Lawyers
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • The National Trial Lawyers
  • The Inner Circle of Advocates
  • Texas State Bar
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
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