Dykema announced that Daniela Gonzales Aldape will join her Product Liability and Class Action group as a member of the firm’s San Antonio office. Aldape joins Dykema after practicing at Prichard Young LLP in San Antonio for the past 17 years. Aldape’s start date with Dykema is August 1, 2021.
Aldape focuses its practice on product liability and commercial litigation and has extensive experience representing clients in the automotive industry, namely original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). She regularly intervenes to take the reins and manage large and complex files to the best of her clients. Aldape is particularly adept at engaging in and managing multiple discovery issues while preserving the simple story of a case for courtroom presentation. She has judged cases in Colorado, New Mexico and Texas.
Aldape is also active in several professional organizations. She has been Editor-in-Chief for the American Bar Association Class Action Survey annually since 2012 and is an active member of the San Antonio Bar Association, Bexar County Women’s Bar Association, and the Mexican American Bar Association of San Antonio.
“Daniela’s business management skills and exceptional reputation with clients and opposing lawyers precede her,” said Mike Cooney, Director of Dykema’s Litigation Department. “We are delighted to add him to our team in Texas and San Antonio, and we know his impressive experience will be a huge asset to Dykema clients.
Aldape received a JD from the University of New Mexico Law School and a BA in Political Science and English from the University of the Highlands of New Mexico.