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McDaniel & Allen, P.C., is based in Houston, Texas, although the firm represents both domestic and international clients in connection with legal disputes throughout the state. The firm was established in 1995 and now consists of five attorneys, three of whom have practiced law for eighteen years or more. Both principals of the firm are rated A-V by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, which indicates very high to preeminent legal ability and very high ethical standards as established by confidential opinions from members of the Bar.
Timothy M. McDaniel graduated with honors from The University of Texas at Austin in 1978 with a degree in Finance and from Baylor University in 1981 with a Juris Doctor degree. He regularly represents claimants and respondents in securities arbitration matters and both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving a broad range of commercial disputes and related tort claims. Mr. McDaniel is admitted to practice before all Texas state courts, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, American Bar Association, Houston Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, and the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, and he is a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and the Houston Bar Foundation.
Tom P. Allen received his J.D. in 1983 from the University of Texas, where he was the Managing Editor of the Texas Law Review, the Outstanding First-Year Student, and a member of the Order of Barristers. After law school, Mr. Allen clerked for the Honorable Raymond J. Pettine, United States Senior District Judge for the District of Rhode Island. Mr. Allens present practice includes the litigation of fraud, breach of contract, lender liability, and commercial tort claims as well as disputes in the bankruptcy courts and claims against government entities. Mr. Allen is admitted to practice in Texas, all federal district courts in the state, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is a member of the American and Houston Bar Associations, and in 1996 he was elected as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.