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Mr. Gabriel Assaad

National Trial Attorney
  • Asbestos & Mesothelioma, Insurance Claims, Legal Malpractice ...
  • District of Columbia, Texas, Virginia
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Gabriel Assaad grew up in Rochester, New York. After graduating from McQuaid Jesuit High School, he attended the University of Florida and graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering in 1996. Afterwards, he worked as a design engineer for a consulting firm in Rochester, NY. Mr. Assaad then decided he wanted to go to law school and moved to Nashville, Tennessee to attend Vanderbilt University Law School.

After graduating from Vanderbilt Law School in 2001, Gabriel accepted a position with Dickstein Shapiro, LLP, a large Washington, DC law firm. At Dickstein Shapiro, he worked primarily on Patent Litigation and Patent Prosecution. In 2004, Gabriel decided to leave the Big Firm practice and pursued his goals of representing individuals in the justice system. Gabriel joined Paulson & Nace, a nationally recognized personal injury law firm in Washington, D.C. There he represented clients in personal injury, medical malpractice and product liability cases. While at Paulson and Nace, Gabriel represented hundreds of victims of negligence and was first chair or second chair in over 15 jury trials.

In 2010, Gabriel and his wife Kristin had their first child and decided to relocate to Houston, TX to be closer to family. On January 3, 2012, Mr. Assaad joined Kennedy Hodges LLP. At Kennedy Hodges, he continued his representation of individuals that were victims of malpractice and negligence. In addition, Gabriel also represents individuals in which their employers failed to properly pay them their due wages.

Om 2019, Gabriel joined McDonald Worley to continue to represent individuals that have suffered injuries from negligence or product defect.

Gabriel is married to Kristin, who is an assistant district attorney in Houston and has to two children, Isabel and Michael.

Practice Areas
Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Legal Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Nursing Home Abuse
Employment Law
Employee Benefits, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, ERISA, Overtime & Unpaid Wages, Sexual Harassment, Whistleblower, Wrongful Termination
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
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State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 24076189
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Virginia State Bar
ID Number: 46621
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Professional Experience
Assaad Law
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Vanderbilt University Law School
J.D. (2001) | Law
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University of Florida
B.S. (1996) | Mechanical Engineering
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Professional Associations
American Association for Justice
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Trial Lawyers Association for Metropolitan Washington
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Texas State Bar
- Current
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
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The district of Columbia Bar
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Virginia State Bar
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Contact & Map
McDonald Worley
1770 St. James Place
Suite 100
Houston, TX 77056
Telephone: (713) 523-5500
Fax: (713) 523-5501