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General Defense


Fahl & Donaldson, PLLC

1100 Louisiana, Suite 3550, Houston, Texas 77002

Established: 1995

Qualified Member Since: 2000

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Trucking Law
  • Litigation
  • Motor Carriers
  • Automobile
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Defect
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Transactions
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Claims
  • Contractors Liability
  • Contract Disputes
  • Contracts
  • Design Professionals
  • Construction Accidents
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Architects and Engineers
  • Arbitration
  • Deceptive Trade Practices
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Law (Management Side)
  • Engineering and Construction
  • Mechanics Liens
  • Lien Work, Defect and Delay Claims (Prosecution and Defense)
  • Surety Bonds
  • Risk Management
  • Religious Institutions
  • Subrogation
  • Warranty
  • Trucking Liability
  • Trucks/Heavy Equipment
  • Trucking Litigation

Cases Gone to Trial : 125

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Client Information

Insurance Clients

Representative Non Insurance Clients

  • Abacus Plumbing Company
  • Aldine Independent School District
  • Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
  • ARUP
  • H.B. Neild & Sons, Inc.
  • Satnam Center, Inc.

Third Party Administrators

  • Affirmative Risk Management, Inc.

    Transportation Clients

    • First Group
    • Thigpen Trucking, Inc.
    • Western Dairy Transport, LLC

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    Personnel Information

    Firm Members


    Glenn J. Fahl

    Houston, TX

    Admitted
    • Texas, 1984
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
    Additional Biographical Details:

    AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell

    Memberships:
    • State Bar of Texas (Litigation Section)
    • Houston Bar Association
    • Honorable Order of Blue Goose
    • Texas Trucking Association
    • College of the State Bar of Texas
    • Defense Research Institute
    • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
    • Trucking Industry Defense Association
    Certifications:
    • Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
    • Diplomate Trial Advocacy Certification, Court Practice Institute
    • Certification of Completion Accident Reconstruction for Attorneys, Texas A&M
    Education:
    • State University of New York at Plattsburgh, B.A., 1980
    • South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1984
    Fraternity Information:
    Phi Delta Phi

    Born: 1957

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    R. Kelly Donaldson

    Houston, TX

    Years of Experience: 32

    Admitted
    • Texas, 1986
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
    • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Texas
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
    Additional Biographical Details:

    AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell; Best Lawyers in America-Construction & Surety Law; Texas Superlawyers-Construction & Surety Law

    Memberships:
    • State Bar of Texas (Construction and Litigation Sections)
    • Houston Bar Association (Construction Section)
    Education:
    • Southern Methodist University Law School, J.D., 1986

    Born: 1957

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    Associate Attorneys



    Andrew J. Kuldanek

    Houston, TX

    Years of Experience: 9

    Admitted
    • Texas, 2009
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 2014
    Education:
    • University of Houston, B.S., 2005
    • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2009

    Born: 1982

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    Michael W. Cramer

    Houston, TX

    Years of Experience: 34

    Admitted
    • Texas, 1984
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1984
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1986
    • U.S. Supreme Court, 1991
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2002
    Additional Biographical Details:

    AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell

    Memberships:
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Houston Bar Association
    Education:
    • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1983

    Born: 1955

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    Rick Gibson

    Houston, TX

    Years of Experience: 32

    Admitted
    • Texas, 1986
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas
    • Supreme Court of Texas
    Additional Biographical Details:

    AV Rated, Martindale Hubbell

    Memberships:
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Houston Bar Association
    • Council on Litigation Management (Texas State Chair, 2010-2011)
    Education:
    • The University of Mississippi School of Law, J.D. (magna cum laude), 1986
    Law Review:
    Mississippi Law Journal

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    Gary Green

    Houston, TX

    Years of Experience: 29

    Admitted
    • Texas, 1989
    Memberships:
    • State Bar of Texas
    • Houston Bar Association
    Education:
    • University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 1989

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    High Profile Cases

    Complete Trial List upon request.

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