Daniel Johnson: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

Daniel Johnson

Phone713.470.6193

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Crisis Management
  • Energy Litigation
  • Maritime & Shipping
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 713.470.6193
Fax: 713-654-1301
http://www.sutherland.com/People/Daniel-Johnson
 
University The University of Texas at Austin, B.A.
 
Law SchoolSouth Texas College of Law, J.D. Valedictorian, Articles Editor, South Texas Law Review, American College of Trial Lawyers, National Moot Court Championship
 
Admitted2004, Texas
 
Memberships 

Professional Activities
Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association
Member, Houston Bar Association
Volunteer Attorney, Houston Bar Association LegalLine
Member, Young Leaders, United Way of Greater Houston

 
Biography

Daniel Johnson represents clients in commercial, insurance and energy-related litigation. Daniel's national practice involves litigation in many state and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate levels. He litigates insurance and indemnity issues that arise from oil field services and energy sector contracts. Daniel also represents London Market and other international and domestic insurers in connection with coverage disputes arising out of blow outs, control of well claims, hurricanes and other catastrophic events. In his commercial plaintiff work, Daniel has recovered significant sums for clients in contract disputes and tort claims.

Daniel is Partner in Charge of Sutherland's Houston office. Before joining the firm's litigation group, he served as a federal law clerk for the Honorable John D. Rainey and the Honorable Gray H. Miller of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. He has served as a court-appointed attorney ad litem for a disabled minor and as court-appointed pro bono counsel in a federal civil rights case.

Selected Experience
Sutherland counsels certain Lloyd's underwriters in $70 million offshore pipeline damage claim.
Sutherland represents client in oil rig insurance dispute.

Awards and Rankings

Named among Houston Business Journal's ”40 Under 40“ (2012)

Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of insurance (2011-2014)

Selected for inclusion among Texas Super Lawyers ”Rising Stars“ (2011-2014)

Client Tools
• Crisis Management

Clerkships

Honorable John D. Rainey, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Honorable Gray H. Miller, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

 
ISLN919044300
 

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Fifth Circuit Limits Pollution Liability
David A. Baay,Rachel Giesber Clingman,Juan C. Garcia,Daniel Johnson,Sean D. Jordan, February 27, 2014
In a significant decision issued February 24, 2014, the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that federal laws preempt state laws in the case of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, because the event occurred in federal waters. That means states and local governments cannot collect penalties...
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Daniel Johnson

1001 Fannin Street, Suite 3700
HoustonTX 77002-6760




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