Areas Of Practice · Personal Injury
· Commercial Trucking Accidents
· First-Party Insurance
· Admiralty and Maritime Law
· Jones Act / Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
· State and Federal Civil Litigation
The majority of Mr. Gunnels’ work involves representing those injured in motor vehicle and maritime accidents. Mr. Gunnels also has experience handling premises liability, first-party insurance, products liability, breach of contract, commercial trucking, and general personal injury claims.
For the first 6 years of his career, Mr. Gunnels worked for a nationally recognized insurance defense firm specializing in maritime & admiralty law and personal injury defense. Throughout this time, Mr. Gunnels gained a deep understanding of maritime & admiralty law and the inner workings of the large insurance companies whom he represented. This experience has been invaluable in helping him successfully negotiate favorable settlements on behalf of his clients since becoming a plaintiff’s attorney.
Education Associate of Arts from Cisco College Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Lenoir Rhyne University, with Honors Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law Admissions
Texas State Bar
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Memberships & Services American Bar Association