An accomplished civil and commercial litigation attorney, Daniel J. Paret is a partner in WSHB's Texas offices. His practice includes commercial and business litigation, labor and employment, oil and gas, and professional liability matters. Dan also handles cybersecurity and data privacy matters, including data breach class actions, tech litigation, breach response cases, and state/federal enforcement of data privacy statutes.
He has successfully represented clients throughout the State of Texas in both state and federal courts. A certified mediator, Dan also represents clients with alternative dispute resolution issues. He has worked as a neutral and arbitrator of disputes.

Dan is a graduate of Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law. While in law school, he served as the Third Year Students’ Class Representative, Chair of the Sports & Entertainment Law Society, and the Student Mentor Program. Dan also participated in moot court, where he was a semi-finalist in the Moriarty Moot Court Competition. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and is fluent in Spanish. After moving to north Texas, he graduated from TCU with a degree in Finance. His legal accolades include recognition as a "Rising Star" from 2020 - 2024 in civil litigation by Super Lawyers Magazine. Dan has also been named a "Top Attorney" by 360 West Magazine, a distinction he's held since 2017, and a "Top Attorney in Fort Worth" by Texas Magazine from 2015 to the present day.

Outside the firm, Dan enjoys spending time with his family. He is an avid sports fan and particularly enjoys baseball, football, and golf. 




  • Pepperdine University School of Law (J.D., 2013)
  • Pepperdine University's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution (M.D.R., 2013)
  • Texas Christian University (B.B.A., 2010, magna cum laude)

Licensed to Practice in

  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, District of North Dakota




  • Tarrant County Bar Association ADR Section, Chair
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
    • Hispanic Issues
    • Sports and Entertainment
    • ADR
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel, Member
  • Society for American Baseball Research

Honors & Recognitions

  • Named a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers Magazine, 2024-2020
  • Top Attorney by 360 West Magazine, 2023-2017
  • Top Attorney in Fort Worth by Texas Magazine, 2023-2018
  • Top Attorney Fort Worth-5 Years and Under by Texas Magazine, 2017-2015 

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