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Automotive Product Liability Litigator Daniela Gonzales Aldape to Join Dykema’s San Antonio Office

July 16, 2021

Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced that Daniela Gonzales Aldape will join its Product Liability and Class Action Practice Group as a Member in the firm’s San Antonio office. Aldape joins Dykema after practicing with Prichard Young LLP in San Antonio for the past 17 years. Aldape’s start date with Dykema is August 1, 2021.

Aldape focuses her practice on product liability and commercial litigation and has extensive experience representing clients in the automotive industry, namely original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). She routinely steps in to take the reins and maneuver large complex dockets to the best advantage of her clients. Aldape is particularly adept at engaging in and handling multifarious discovery issues while preserving the simple story of a case for courtroom presentation. She has tried cases in Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas.

Aldape is also active in several professional organizations. She has served as a Contributing Editor for the American Bar Association Class Action Survey each year since 2012 and is an active member in the San Antonio Bar Association, Bexar County Women’s Bar Association, and the Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio.

“Daniela’s case handling skills and outstanding reputation with clients and opposing counsel precede her,” said Mike Cooney, Director of Dykema’s Litigation Department. “We’re thrilled to add her to our team in Texas and San Antonio, and we know her impressive experience will be a tremendous asset to Dykema’s clients.”

Aldape earned a J.D. from the University of New Mexico School of Law and a B.A. in Political Science & English from New Mexico Highlands University.