Jeffrey D. Otto - Thompson, Coe, Cousins & Irons, LLP
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Jeffrey D. Otto

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 512-703-5036

Jeff Otto devotes his practice to civil trial work with an emphasis on personal injury litigation, products liability, medical device litigation, medical malpractice, legal malpractice, chemical and toxic tort litigation, insurance litigation, and reinsurance.

Jeff has represented chemical manufacturers, physicians, and nursing homes in serious personal injury and death cases. Additionally, he has handled complex business litigation related to market conduct of insurance carriers and reinsurers.

Jeff is certified by the State Board of Legal Specialization in both Civil Trial Law (1987) and Personal Injury Trial Law (1994). Only 3% of all Texas attorneys hold this double certification.

Baylor University School of LawJ.D. 1980
Texas Association of Defense CounselMedmarc Defense GroupTrucking Industry Defense Association

Case History

Construction Defect Litigation — Handled construction defect litigation with over 75 contractors, subcontractors and design professionals in Central Texas.

 

Medical Device Litigation — Handled complex medical device litigation involving both off-label use allegations as well as design and manufacturing defect claims.
Premises Liability

Handled premises liability claims against national retailer involving manufacturing defect claims where manufacturer was Chinese and beyond reach of U.S. jurisdiction.

Business Litigation — Handled business litigation involving allegations of internal fraud by insiders in North and Central Texas.

Office Location

701 Brazos, Suite 1500
Austin, TX 78701
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants of the Austin Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants of the Austin Metro Area
Jeffrey D. Otto has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Jeffrey D. Otto has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants