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Donovan A. Mendoza

Donovan A. Mendoza

Associate

1301 McKinney Street
Suite 1400
Houston, Texas 77010

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Office: 713-599-0700
Fax: 713-599-0777
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Donovan Mendoza is an associate in the firm’s Houston office. Client-oriented and responsive, Donovan keeps his clients involved and up-to-date with all developments. His experience handling matters from the pre-suit phase through litigation allows him to remain ahead of the opposition. Donovan is always looking out for the best interests of his clients, and believes that a practical and innovative approach is the key to success.

Donovan has extensive experience in the areas of automobile and commercial trucking, insurance defense and coverage, premises liability, product liability, wrongful death, and employment law. In addition to general liability, Donovan also handles complex commercial litigation, contractual disputes, and real estate.

Fluent in English, Italian, and Spanish, Donovan has experience with a diverse set of clients and businesses. Prior to joining Galloway, he created a trucking practice for an Am Law firm, where he managed a variety of high-profile multi-million dollar claims.

Donovan enjoys a well-rounded and cultured life – he has lived in Southern California, Italy, Indiana, Florida, and now enjoys the finer points of Texas. A recipient of USC’s Entertainment and Industry Certificate Program, Donovan is interested in expanding into intellectual property, trademark, copyright, and entertainment law.

Representative Matters

  • Represented and advised business owning clients on business formation, insurance, employment, applicable laws and regulations, investments, and litigation related financial disclosures
  • Resolved matters pre-suit and during litigation for clients below expected exposure
  • Represented individual clients, business entities, insurance carriers and associations in both federal and state court
  • Managed high-profile cases with substantial client exposure and potential for negative publicity

OVERVIEW

Donovan Mendoza is an associate in the firm’s Houston office. Client-oriented and responsive, Donovan keeps his clients involved and up-to-date with all developments. His experience handling matters from the pre-suit phase through litigation allows him to remain ahead of the opposition. Donovan is always looking out for the best interests of his clients, and believes that a practical and innovative approach is the key to success.

Donovan has extensive experience in the areas of automobile and commercial trucking, insurance defense and coverage, premises liability, product liability, wrongful death, and employment law. In addition to general liability, Donovan also handles complex commercial litigation, contractual disputes, and real estate.

Fluent in English, Italian, and Spanish, Donovan has experience with a diverse set of clients and businesses. Prior to joining Galloway, he created a trucking practice for an Am Law firm, where he managed a variety of high-profile multi-million dollar claims.

Donovan enjoys a well-rounded and cultured life – he has lived in Southern California, Italy, Indiana, Florida, and now enjoys the finer points of Texas. A recipient of USC’s Entertainment and Industry Certificate Program, Donovan is interested in expanding into intellectual property, trademark, copyright, and entertainment law.

Representative Matters

  • Represented and advised business owning clients on business formation, insurance, employment, applicable laws and regulations, investments, and litigation related financial disclosures
  • Resolved matters pre-suit and during litigation for clients below expected exposure
  • Represented individual clients, business entities, insurance carriers and associations in both federal and state court
  • Managed high-profile cases with substantial client exposure and potential for negative publicity

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • Certificate in Entertainment Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law
    • Recipient of the USC Gould School of Law scholarship
  • J.D., Notre Dame School of Law
    • International Law Society, Member
    • Hispanic Student Association, Member
    • GALILEE Project
  • B.A., in Political Science, magna cum laude, University of La Verne
    • NCAA scholar athlete

Admissions

  • Florida
  • Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • The Florida Bar
  • The State Bar of Texas