- Bachelor’s, University of Houston, Houston, TX
- J.D., University of Texas in 1996, Austin, TX
Admitted to Practice:
- State Bar of Texas
- Texas Bar Association
- Texas Trial Lawyer’s Association
Thomas J. Daniel
Thomas J. Daniel is the Managing Partner at Kwok Daniel Ltd., LLP. Mr. Daniel earned his law degree from the University of Texas in 1996, attending on scholarship, and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston, graduating magna cum laude in economics.
Mr. Daniel started his law career at a prominent personal injury defense firm, successfully defending major corporations on a variety of multi-million dollar cases, with a focus on toxic torts, Jones Act (injuries at sea), car wrecks, and catastrophic workplace injuries.
After gaining valuable insight on the defense side of personal injury law, Mr. Daniel joined the Firm as our negotiations expert in 1998, handling the majority of the firm’s pre-litigation settlements. Over the years, Mr. Daniel has been an integral part of the Firm’s growth and exceptional prosecution of thousands of Plaintiff’s cases.
On January 1, 2011, Mr. Daniel joined forces with Mr. Kwok to form Kwok Daniel Ltd LLP, with the express purpose of expanding their existing personal injury law practice on a State and National level. Kwok Daniel now serves clients in Beaumont, New Orleans, San Antonio, Dallas, Oklahoma, Montana, Kentucky and Los Angeles.
Today, Mr. Daniel oversees management of 1,000 cases leading Houston in volume of quality cases. Mr. Daniel is passionate about each individual case, using proprietary algorithms and databases to consistently attain exceptional results for our clients. Weekly standing meetings with Mr. Kwok and Team leaders plus excellent communication and conflict resolution are just the beginning of Mr. Daniel’s proven approach to our cases.
In his spare time, Mr. Daniel enjoys traveling, fishing and spending time with his family. Nevertheless, his main outside interest is playing poker. He has participated and placed in a variety of professional tournaments, including World Poker Tour events.