Danny M. Needham

Danny M. Needham


Amarillo, Texas

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Danny Needham is a partner who represents clients in litigation claims. His focus within this area extends to transportation and trucking and oil and gas (including loss of well control damage to a well and drilling and completion operations.) He also focuses on cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, product liability and employment law.

Danny earned his B.S. from West Texas State University and went on to receive his J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law in 1975. During this time, he served as the business manager of the Texas Tech Law Review.

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers Magazine Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers (2006-2016)

Representative Clients

Halliburton Energy Services, Inc.,The Travelers Insurance Companies: Oil and Gas Division, US Express, Inc., Werner Enterprises, Inc., Truckers Insurance Companies, Central Refrigerated Services, Inc., AAA Cooper Transportation, Berkley Risk Administrators, Wilshire Insurance Company, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Tyson Foods, Inc., Great American Insurance Company, Target Corporation, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Tankstar, Schwerman Trucking, State Farm Lloyds, Old Dominion Freight Lines, Inc., Oshkosh Truck Corporation, Anchor Claims Management/The Combined Group, The Hartford Van Liner Insurance Company, R&L Carriers, Markel Insurance Co. of Canada, C.R. England, Inc., Frozen Food Express, Land Span, Inc., Watkins Associated Companies, Sumitt Trucking, LLC, DeBoer Transportation, Susser Holdings Corporation (“Stripes”), Custard Insurance Adjusters, Inc., Tenold Transportation, LP, CNA Insurance, Cambridge Integrated Services Group, Inc., Daily Express/Daily Underwriters, YRC Worldwide, and Central Refrigerated Services Inc.

Bar Admissions

State Courts
  • Texas
U.S. District Courts
  • Northern District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Fifth Circuit

Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Amarillo Bar Association, President (1998-1999)
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • ALFA Transportation Practice Group (Past National Chair)
  • Transportation Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)