Danziger & De Llano, LLP. 713-529-5000

Our Attorneys

Paul Danziger

Paul DanzigerPaul Danziger graduated with honors from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Business Degree in Accounting, and a Master's Degree in Tax Accounting. After graduation, he worked as a tax consultant in New York City at one of the top accounting firms, where he obtained his commission as a Certified Public Accountant.

After receiving his law degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, Mr. Danziger worked for the firm, Tilleke & Gibbins, in their Vietnam and Thailand offices, where he concentrated on international intellectual property rights and business transactions. Upon returning to the U.S., Mr. Danziger started his own law firm with Michael Weiss who is the subject of the movie "Puncture" starring Chris Evans.

Since that time, Mr. Danziger has been representing clients in product liability, defective drug cases, mesothelioma cases, whistleblower and complex business and intellectual property litigation. He has been involved in a number of high-profile cases, which have been featured in media such as the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Houston Chronicle, and on CNN. Mr. Danziger is also a part-time inventor with two U.S. patents. Paul is married to Dr. Susan Danziger & lives in Houston, Texas with their four children.


  • University of Texas (B.B.A., 1988, Masters in Tax, 1989)
  • Northwestern University School of Law (J.D. 1993)

Contact Paul by email at paul@dandell.com

Rod De Llano

Rod De LlanoRod de Llano graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor's Degree in Economics. After graduation, he managed an import/export business before deciding to pursue a law degree. Mr. De Llano graduated with honors from the University of Texas School of Law, and then worked in the general litigation section of a large international firm, concentrating on major commercial, product liability and insurance-coverage disputes. Mr. de Llano has been involved in numerous product liability, whistleblower, anti-trust, class action, and intellectual property matters, which have been litigated nationwide.


  • Princeton University (B.A., 1983)
  • University of Texas (J.D. 1991)

Contact Rod by email at rod@dandell.com

Michelle Whitman

Michelle WhitmanMichelle earned her bachelor's degree from Emory University and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law. She is a member of the American Bar Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and the Texas State Bar Association. Michelle was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2001 and was recognized in 2007, 2008 and 2010 on the Thomson Reuters list of Texas Rising Stars®.

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Toxic Tort
  • Civil Law
  • Product Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 2002


  • Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, B.A., 1998
  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, J.D., 2001

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Texas State Bar Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Waters & Kraus, LLP, Partner (2001-2011)

Honors & Awards

  • Selected for recognition on the Texas Rising Stars list, published by Thomson Reuters, Legal, 2007, 2008, 2010
  • Moot Court Board, 1999-2001

Contact Michelle by email at michelle@dandell.com

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