Daniel "Danny" R. Atkinson Jr. is a managing partner at the Law Office of Daniel R. Atkinson, Jr., L.L.C. His practice encompasses all aspects of civil litigation, including insurance defense, personal injury claims, products liability, construction law, environmental law and appeals. He also serves as a mediator, with a special focus on cases involving products liability, construction defects and complex litigation involving engineering issues.
Prior to earning his law degree, Mr. Atkinson received a degree in mechanical engineering from Louisiana State University. There, he earned the prestigious Pi Tau Sigma award. He was accepted to the graduate MBA program at LSU which he attended for one semester before deciding to pursue a law degree. He was accepted to the Louisiana State University Paul M. Hebert Law Center where he obtained his law degree in 1987 and was sworn in that year.
With more than 28 years of experience, Mr. Atkinson has represented many of the nation's top insurance companies as well as those insured by such companies. . He has also represented injured individuals arising from accidents or medical malpractice. Mr. Atkinson has tried hundreds of cases and handled well over 100 appeals. He has represented large manufacturing companies in product liability cases and has provided lectures to the senior design class students in the Mechanical Engineering College at Louisiana State University regarding product design safety and the ethical duties of engineers. Among his professional accomplishments, Mr. Atkinson has appeared on A.M. Best's Recommended Insurance Counsel List. He is a master in the Dean Henry George McMahon American Inn of Court.
Mr. Atkinson has been selected to Super Lawyers as a top rated civil litigation attorney in Baton Rouge in 2013, 2015-2016.
Mr. Atkinson is AV Preeminent peer review-rated*, the highest rating, through Martindale-Hubbell.
*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.”
We will give each matter the attention it deserves as opposed to just enough to get by.
We will immediately respond to our client's call. And we will keep out clients informed even if they don't call.
On average, our lawyers have more then 20 yrs of legal experience. With exp comes judgment, and we will exercise it soundly on your behalf.
We will bring legal matters to the appropriate condusion.
We will evaluate your case honestly and tell you what we think up front.
Above all, we promise to put our client's interests before our own.
Since he began practicing in the 1980s, Danny has represented many of the top insurance companies in the nation along with their insureds. His insurance clients often call upon him to offer opinions and analysis concerning insurance coverage. His general civil practice is wide-ranging, giving him experience in handling a myriad of legal issues and claims.
Danny also offers his services as a mediator particularly in cases involving products liability, construction defects, and complex litigation involving engineering issues.
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