D. Mark Daniel

D. Mark Daniel

Phelps Dunbar LLP

Recognized since 2020

Fort Worth, Texas

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

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Mark Daniel has more than 25 years of experience representing clients in complex litigation matters as well as commercial transactional advice. In particular, he represents public utilities across Texas in complex personal injury and property damage litigation matters, involving electrical contact, gas explosions, commercial negligence and transportation. He also represents utilities in the areas of condemnation and easement/right-of-way acquisition, easement disputes and damage recovery.

Mark also handles a variety of commercial litigation matters including products liability, premises liability, insurance, construction, executive retention and antitrust. His clients are involved in the public utility, oil and gas, construction, manufacturing, technology and insurance sectors. He represents corporations, businesses and individuals in both state and federal courts across Texas.

In addition to his practice in litigation, Mark also provides transactional legal services, including drafting contracts and agreements, as well as general business counseling on topics such as compliance programs, risk management and litigation management.


  • 201 Main Street, Suite 1350
    Fort Worth, TX 76102


  • Baylor University, B.A., graduated 1983
  • St. Mary’s School of Law, J.D., graduated 1983

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, Texas


  • Natural Gas Claims & Litigation Association - Member
  • State Bar of Texas - Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Association - Member

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas

Phelps Dunbar LLP
Headquarters: New Orleans, Louisiana

159 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

43 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation


  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Commercial Litigation, The Best Lawyers in America (2020)

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