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William "Danny" Abbott

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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Danny Abbott appreciates that clients need efficient representation. Therefore, he works quickly to assess the legal issues presented in a case in order to assist the client in deciding how to proceed, whether through resolving a claim or case early in litigation or proceeding through trial. He approaches every legal problem with an emphasis on clarity and precision, always seeking to achieve his clients’ definition of success. In both litigation and coverage cases, Danny diligently works to ensure the client’s needs are regularly and timely addressed. Lauded by his peers for his record of success and client service excellence, Danny was recognized as a top up-and-coming attorney as a Texas Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2019 through 2022.

Danny’s long experience in litigation provides the client with superior handling in first- and third-party insurance defense. He represents clients inside and outside the courtroom in a wide range of litigation, including insurance defense and coverage, premises liability, personal injury, construction defect, real estate foreclosure, and real estate litigation.

A native Houstonian, when Danny is not working, he likes to spend time with his wife and family. He also enjoys playing soccer on weekends.

Representative Matters

  • Obtained full dismissal of a case for an insurance carrier after the federal court agreed to exclude all testimony from the policyholder’s expert witness.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of condominium insurers in state court after the court agreed the resident was not covered under the subject insurance policy.
  • Obtained summary judgment in Hidalgo County, Texas in favor of the insurer when the policyholders failed to present sufficient evidence supporting their claims.
  • Represented an insurance carrier against public adjusters for reporting fraudulent insurance claims, which resulted in a favorable result for the carrier.
  • Represented insurers in multiple MDL panels across Texas.
  • Successfully uncovered evidence that damage to coastal property did not occur during the policy period, resulting in dismissal of the lawsuit.

William “Danny” Abbott

Rated by Super Lawyers

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OVERVIEW

Danny Abbott appreciates that clients need efficient representation. Therefore, he works quickly to assess the legal issues presented in a case in order to assist the client in deciding how to proceed, whether through resolving a claim or case early in litigation or proceeding through trial. He approaches every legal problem with an emphasis on clarity and precision, always seeking to achieve his clients’ definition of success. In both litigation and coverage cases, Danny diligently works to ensure the client’s needs are regularly and timely addressed. Lauded by his peers for his record of success and client service excellence, Danny was recognized as a top up-and-coming attorney as a Texas Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in 2019 through 2022.

Danny’s long experience in litigation provides the client with superior handling in first- and third-party insurance defense. He represents clients inside and outside the courtroom in a wide range of litigation, including insurance defense and coverage, premises liability, personal injury, construction defect, real estate foreclosure, and real estate litigation.

A native Houstonian, when Danny is not working, he likes to spend time with his wife and family. He also enjoys playing soccer on weekends.

Representative Matters

  • Obtained full dismissal of a case for an insurance carrier after the federal court agreed to exclude all testimony from the policyholder’s expert witness.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of condominium insurers in state court after the court agreed the resident was not covered under the subject insurance policy.
  • Obtained summary judgment in Hidalgo County, Texas in favor of the insurer when the policyholders failed to present sufficient evidence supporting their claims.
  • Represented an insurance carrier against public adjusters for reporting fraudulent insurance claims, which resulted in a favorable result for the carrier.
  • Represented insurers in multiple MDL panels across Texas.
  • Successfully uncovered evidence that damage to coastal property did not occur during the policy period, resulting in dismissal of the lawsuit.

William “Danny” Abbott

Rated by Super Lawyers

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EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • J.D., cum laude, South Texas College of Law, 2013
    • Awards for academic excellence
    • Member, Pro Bono Honors Program
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Texas State University, 2010

Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2017
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2016

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • State Bar of Texas – Insurance Law Section
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association