Munck Wilson Mandala


Daniel Abrahamson

Principal Attorney
Litigation
Austin
(972) 628-1618

Daniel Abrahamson is a principal attorney practicing in the firm’s litigation group. He brings 10 years of legal experience and focuses his practice on a
wide range of litigation.

As a trial and appellate attorney, Daniel has led dozens of jury trials and motions before the court, as well as oral arguments before the Court of Appeals. He handles a variety of matters for clients ranging from regulatory compliance and contract disputes to labor and employment cases.

He began his legal career as a federal law clerk in the Northern District of Texas, assisting with complex cases such as patent prosecution and securities litigation. He then joined the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office, working in the Misdemeanor, Felony, and Appellate Divisions, gaining valuable courtroom experience. After that, he served in the General Litigation Division of the Texas Attorney General’s Office, specializing in employment and regulatory cases.

Daniel earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Texas Law School. He received a B.A. in History from Rice University. He’s admitted to practice in all federal district courts in Texas and is also licensed in Washington State.

Outside of the office, Daniel enjoys bowling, mixed martial arts, and studying blockchain developments.

Representative Matters

  • Assisted the State of Texas and Governor Abbott’s Office in litigation involving COVID policies, health care, immigration, and other sensitive political cases.
  • Represented a wide array of state agencies in employment and regulatory matters, leading discovery and dispositive motion briefing in most of those cases.
  • Lead litigation counsel for The University of Texas System (UT), Department of Public Safety (DPS), Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission (TABC), Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), University of Houston (UH), and many more.

Education

University of Texas School of Law, 2011
Juris Doctorate
Rice University, 2007
B.A., History

Associations & Memberships

State Bar of Texas
State Bar of Washington

Bar Admissions

Texas, 2012
Washington, 2017
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas

 

Focus Areas

Contract Disputes

Employment Litigation

Supreme Court and Appellate Practice