Biography

Brian Gaddy is a principal attorney with the Gaddy Law Firm in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He practices law in Texas and New Mexico and represents individuals suffering injuries caused by others.
Mr. Gaddy has extensive experience with personal injury litigation. With over 17 years of experience as a Claims Counsel with Professional Claims Managers and a Claims Attorney with the Texas Association of Counties Risk Management Pool, his focus was litigation and pre-suit claims involving municipal law enforcement and public officials’ liability. Specifically, he dealt routinely with claims and litigation involving 42 U.S.C. Sections 1981, 1983, and 1985, Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act, and Texas Whistleblowers Act. Independently, he has consulted on litigation involving professional liability, copyright and trademark infringement, and Section 1983 unreasonable use of force. 
 
Prior to Professional Claims Managers, Mr. Gaddy adjusted claims involving claims involving 18-wheelers. These claims ranged from light fender benders to serious wrongful death. Mr. Gaddy’s focus was claims in the continental United States. Mr. Gaddy created and was part of the Rapid Response Team for one major trucking organization requiring he be at the site of a death within 24 hours of the occurrence.
 
Mr. Gaddy has spoken at several conferences on topics involving civil rights, claims adjusting, and litigation management.
Mr. Gaddy received his law degree from Texas Wesleyan School of Law in 1994. He is a member of the State Bars of Texas and New Mexico and is admitted to practice law in the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico and the United States District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas. He is also a licensed insurance adjuster.

Education

  • Texas A&M University School of Law (formerly Texas Wesleyan University School of Law), Fort Worth, Texas

    Bar Admissions

    • Texas, 1995
    • New Mexico, 1997

    Classes & Seminars

    • Introduction to Civil Rights, North and East Texas County Judges and C
    • Hot Topics in Civil Rights, 86th Annual West Texas County Judges / C
    • Effectively Controlling Litigation Costs, County Re-Insurance, Nat'l Annual Meeting

    Pro-Bono Activities

    • New Mexico Legal Aid

    Professional Associations

    • New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2015 to Present
    • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association, Member, 2015 to Present
    • St. Thomas More Society, Member, 2005 to Present
    • American Association for Justice, 2018 to Present

    Ancillary Businesses

    • Expert Witness
    • Settlement Attorney

    Current Employment Position

    • Attorney

    Past Positions

    • Texas Association of Counties Risk Management Pool, Claims Attorney, 2012 to 2014
    • The Law Office of Brian Gaddy, Attorney, 2009 to 2014

    References

    • S. Cass Weiland
    • Robert S. Davis
    • Charles Van Cleef

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Practice Areas:

    • Personal Injury 45%
    • Civil Rights 25%
    • Employment Practices 25%
    • Bad Faith 5%