“Litigation is a necessary evil in today’s world. You must be prepared to defend and pursue claims to protect yourself from those who do not follow the rules. I’m here to help you do that.”
Dan Branum is the owner of Branum PLLC, Attorneys at Law now located in Olney, Texas, near Wichita Falls and Graham, Texas.
Prior to founding Branum PLLC, Dan spent most of his career in the Litigation Section at the well-regarded international law firm of Locke Lord LLP. He also practiced at Figari + Davenport, a Texas top litigation boutique. While working in big law, he gained experience in complex commercial litigation, trial work, general business litigation, real estate litigation, consumer fraud litigation, internal and government investigations, first-party insurance defense, and e-discovery management.
Dan has considerable experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal courts at every stage of the litigation process, from pre-suit investigation and settlement negotiation to trial and appellate work. Dan has worked with clients in numerous industries, including oil and gas, insurance, construction, agriculture, real estate, mortgage and lending, software development, and consumer finance.
In 2018, Dan moved his office to Olney, Texas and now has an ever-broadening list of practice areas including litigation of all kinds, probate, wills, real estate, business advisement, bad faith insurance, oil & gas, personal injury, and select family law matters, among others.
Dan is originally from Oklahoma, but he has spent most of his adult life in Austin, Houston, and Dallas. Now Dan and his family own a small farm and he works with clients across the states of Texas and Oklahoma. As such, Dan feels just as comfortable representing Fortune 500 companies as he does individuals and has been successful in both urban and rural courts.
Dan has assisted clients with investigations involving the SEC, FTC, FINRA, OFAC, state attorneys general, and internal corporate malfeasance. Dan is highly skilled in the field of e-discovery management, techniques, and best practices.
Dan is the Olney Assistant City Attorney and Municipal Prosecutor as well as Municipal Prosecutor for Graham, Texas. Dan is on the Board of Directors for the Olney Chamber of Commerce and is the President of the Young County Bar Association. Dan is a member of numerous community and professional organizations.
As part of his pro bono work, Dan has represented victims of fraudulent real estate transactions and assisted families with adoptions. In Dan’s free time he enjoys carpentry, tending to the farm, hunting & shooting, traveling, and spending time with his family.
J.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2009
B.A., Philosophy and Political Science, Oklahoma State University, 2006