Our Attorneys | Fred Hagans
Fred has led the firm in obtaining more than 100 settlements or verdicts of over $1 million during more than 35 years of trial experience. His clients range from individuals to Fortune 100 companies. Fred’s recent work includes successful resolution of a major oil company’s multi-million dollar royalty dispute, a multi-million dollar insurance bad faith claim, matters involving deaths from catastrophic product failures and a patent infringement action involving publicly-traded telecommunications providers. He also successfully defended a major oil company from billion-dollar allegations of patent infringement and handled a class arbitration regarding breach of fiduciary duty. Fred’s achievements have prompted his peers to vote him to the Law and Politics’ Texas Super Lawyers list as well H Texas Magazine’s Top Lawyers and Lawyers for the People lists, to include him on the American Board of Trial Advocates, to elect him multiple times to the Texas Association of Certified Trial and Appellate Specialists board of directors, and to honor him with numerous other awards. Fred’s work has also been recognized among the judiciary. He speaks at judicial education seminars and serves as vice chair of the State Bar of Texas Judiciary Relations Committee. He was appointed co-chair of the Texas Supreme Court Professionalism Committee that wrote the Texas Lawyer's Creed. In addition to managing a busy docket, administering a thriving firm and promoting ethics and professionalism in the legal profession, Fred is actively involved in the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Gulf Coast Chapter, where he has served as president. He received both his undergraduate degree and JD from the University of Texas.