Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Donald E. Godwin's practice covers a broad range of areas with an emphasis on complex litigation, including: Banking and Financial Institution disputes, Oil and Gas, Bet the Company Litigation, Environmental, Fiduciary duties, Will contests, Major family law disputes and Business torts.
Mr. Godwin is considered one of the most respected and tenacious trial lawyers in Texas. For more than 40 years he has tried significant jury cases in courts throughout Texas and across the United States. Notably, Mr. Godwin was the Lead Trial Lawyer in the successful defense of Halliburton in connection with all civil litigation and investigations concerning BP's Macondo/Deepwater Horizon well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest environmental lawsuit in the history of the United States.
Mr. Godwin has been recognized in Chambers USA since 2014 in the area of Commercial Litigation, selected to The Best Lawyers in America, the Lawdragon 500 honoring the 500 Leading Lawyers in America, named among the Top 100 Lawyers in Texas by Thomson Reuters 10 times, and chosen among Thomson Reuters Texas Super Lawyers since 2003.