Derek Quick

Senior Attorney

Derek Quick is a Senior Attorney working across all of the firm's practice areas. His calm nature and tenacious spirit has him working hard to deliver justice to all of his clients.

Practice Areas

Airplane & Helicopter Crashes Catastrophic Personal Injury

Derek Quick

Senior Attorney

Derek Quick is a Senior Attorney working across all of the firm's practice areas. His calm nature and tenacious spirit has him working hard to deliver justice to all of his clients.

Practice Areas

Airplane & Helicopter Crashes Catastrophic Personal Injury

Professional Background

Education

Community

Derek concentrates his practice on civil litigation and has experience defending and prosecuting a wide variety of matters in both state and federal court, including contractual disputes, premises liability, product liability, construction defects, negligence, and other commercial disputes.

Derek also has experience litigating administrative matters and regulatory approvals, including before the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, as well as contested cases at the State Office of Administrative Hearings on referrals from various state agencies.

Prior to joining Slack Davis Sanger, Derek clerked for United States Magistrate Judge Andrew Austin, Western District of Texas, Austin Division. He also spent 10 years litigating cases at Clark Hill Strasburger. He is a Barrister in the Lloyd Lochridge Inns of Court, a Life Member of the Texas Exes, and a Texas Bar Foundation Fellow.

  • J.D., University of Texas School of Law
    • Graduated with High Honors
    • Order of the Coif
    • Texas Law Review, Associate Editor
  • B.A., University of Texas
    • Graduated with High Honors
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Clerkships & Internships
    • Hon. Andy Austin, United States District Judge, Western District of Texas, Austin Division (2008–2010)
    • Justice Harriet O'Neill, Texas Supreme Court (2007)
  • Lloyd Lochridge Inns of Court, Barrister
  • Texas Exes, Life Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Meals on Wheels, Volunteer

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