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Daniel Patrick Elms

Daniel Patrick Elms

Practice areas:

Litigation, Arbitration

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1997

  1. Litigation: 75%
    18 years, 300 cases
  2. Arbitration: 25%
    18 years, 50 cases

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Contact Info

Bell Nunnally & Martin, LLP

3232 McKinney Avenue
Suite 1400
Dallas, TX, 75204



TXEligible To Practice In Texas 199708/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2012
Texas Super LawyerTexas Monthly Magazine2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerBaker & McKenzie, LLP1997 - 2009
Law ClerkStrasburger & Price LLP1996 - 1996


Association NamePosition NameDuration
ABA Business Torts Litigation CommitteeCo-Editor, Business Torts Journal2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
State Bar of TexasMember1997 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember1997 - Present
Dallas Association of Young LawyersMember1996 - 2008

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
WaveDivision Holdings, LLC, et al. v. Highland Capital Management, L.P., et al.Summary judgment granted on all claims
Braun, et al. v. Hainan Airlines, Ltd.Take nothing ICC arbitration award on manufacturer's claims and award in favor of client on counterclaims and arbitration fees.
Global Industries, Ltd. v. J. Ray McDermott, Inc.Trial verdict and judgment

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Publication NameTitleDate
ABA Business Torts JournalUsing Contractual Merger Clauses in Defense of Fraud Claims2011
Dallas Bar Association HeadnotesEnforcement of Foreign Judgments in Texas2009
Black's Law Dictionary, 9th EditionMember of Panel of Professional Contributors2008
“Federal and State Arbitration Law,” Christopher R. DrahozelOxford University Press Peer Review2008
ABA Business Torts JournalForeign Law in U.S. Courts: Potential Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them2007


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University - Camden, New JerseyLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Texas Tech UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1991

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Monthly MeetingClient Expectations of Lawyers and Experts in Tough Economic Times2008