Respected Texas Local Counsel Services

Trusted and practiced partners for out-of-state law firms

Slack Davis Sanger is proud to serve as local counsel to out-of-state law firms in both state and federal court throughout Texas, including the Texas Supreme Court, and United States District Courts of Texas. Our familiarity with the local court system, network of resources, and record of success makes us an attractive choice for many firms across the country when they need experienced co-counsel.

With Slack Davis Sanger as local counsel, out-of-state clients can rest assured knowing their interests are protected with the quality representation they expect. Our attorneys are well-versed in a variety of areas of litigation. When you partner with us, we can advise you on Texas local standards of practice and other matters regarding jurisdiction, ensuring your case proceeds smoothly and error-free.

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“Our firm has worked with the attorneys and staff at Slack Davis Sanger since the firm was formed in 1993. Our experience and our clients’ experience with Slack Davis Sanger has been outstanding. We recommend the firm highly.” – Stephen Saunders, Saunders, Norval, Nichols & Atkins, LLP

When you need esteemed attorneys with experience

Each of the attorneys at Slack Davis Sanger has extensive experience serving as local counsel in a wide array of claims.

Attorney Mike Slack, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, has received national attention for his work in airplane and helicopter crash cases, obtaining favorable settlements and verdicts against aircraft and parts manufacturers. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mike was a senior aerospace engineer at NASA. Mike is certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy as a Civil Trial Advocate and by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law.

Attorney Mike Davis, Partner and Co-Founder, leads the firm’s diverse personal injury practice, representing victims of life-altering and catastrophic incidents. He focuses primarily on serious car and 18-wheeer wrecks, oil field accidents, construction accidents, industrial accidents and wrongful death claims. He is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Attorney Ladd Sanger Managing Partner, Dallas Office, focuses his practice on aviation law, including products liability, business litigation, and representing clients who have been injured as a result of air disasters in Texas and throughout the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area. He is an FAA-licensed Airline Transport Pilot with a jet type rating and a licensed helicopter pilot, and has handled claims across the globe.

Attorney John Davis, Partner, has particular federal court experience in whistleblower and class action cases, and focuses on complex litigation, multidistrict litigation (“MDL”) proceedings, qui tam actions, and generally holding corporations accountable for wrongful conduct. John was also selected to Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2018 through 2021 in the areas of Class Action and Mass Torts, the only Austin attorney to receive the distinction.

John Jose, Managing Partner, Fort Worth Office, focuses his practice in the areas of product liability, heavy truck and auto crash cases, electrical and burn injuries, explosions and fires, oilfield injuries, construction injuries. He has repeatedly served as local counsel in courts throughout the state.

Attorney Paula Sweeney, Of Counsel, is recognized around the state as a premier medical malpractice and health care liability attorney. Her annual survey paper on the state of health care law in Texas has been awarded the “Best Continuing Education Paper” in the state by the State Bar of Texas, and for the past 30 years she has given the annual update on health care liability in Texas at the State Bar Advanced Personal Injury Law Course.

With a special interest in whistleblower and class action cases, Attorney John R. Davis focuses on complex litigation, holding corporations accountable for wrongful conduct. John was also selected to Thomson Reuters Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Austin, Texas for 2018 through 2021 in the areas of Class Action and Mass Torts.

We invite you to meet the rest of the Slack Davis Sanger team.

Why Slack Davis Sanger is the right choice for local counsel in Texas

As local counsel, we are a crucial part of your litigation team. When your firm has a case in an out-of-state jurisdiction, one of your most important decisions is choosing your local counsel. With our decades of experience, Slack Davis Sanger has a full understanding of the rules, culture, and preferences of the local jurisdictions and courts.

We can assist your firm with federal court litigation, jurisdiction and venue challenges, litigation and trial, and pre-trial evaluation and strategy. Our legal team can also introduce you to our wide network of resources, including our in-house aviation and medical experts.

With locations throughout the Austin, Dallas, and Fort Worth area, we are close to all the major courthouses in Texas, including United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

If your firm needs sophisticated co-counsel on complex litigation, contact Slack Davis Sanger today to learn more about how we can partner with you at 800-455-8686 or fill out our contact form.