We are pleased to announce Derek Quick joins the firm’s Austin office as a Senior Attorney as of Jan. 1, 2021. Derek has ten years of experience as a litigator, defending and prosecuting a wide variety of matters in both state and federal court, including contractual disputes, premises liability, product liability, trademark, regulatory matters, administrative appeals, fiduciary duty claims, and other commercial disputes.
Prior to joining Slack Davis Sanger, Derek served as Senior Counsel at Clark Hill where he focused on commercial litigation claims. He 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.
Derek obtained his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law with high honors and served as the Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review. He began his legal career as a law clerk in the Western District of Texas under Magistrate Judge Andy Austin.