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Gracen Daniel | Associate

[email protected] | 214.446.6036 |


Gracen Daniel practices IP and civil litigation with an emphasis on business disputes. She has experience in a broad range of matters, particularly advocating for business owners and inventors involving their IP rights. She also counsels clients in licensing and contract negotiations. Gracen provides clients intelligent, efficient advocacy and approaches problems pragmatically. She has tried several federal and state cases, and is always prepared to go to trial.

Gracen received her JD from the SMU Dedman School of Law. There, she was a judicial intern for Amos Mazzant, III of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Gracen continues to serve as a trial advocacy coach for the SMU prestige mock trial team, a role she has filled at SMU since graduation from law school.



JD, SMU Dedman School of Law
• SMU Board of Advocates – Master Level Advocate
• South Texas Mock Trial Team
• Georgetown White Collar Crime Mock Trial Team
NTAC Mock Trial Team
BS, Agricultural Communications, summa cum laude, with Honors from the Honors College, Texas Tech University
• Highest-Ranking Graduate, Class of 2016


State Bar of Texas
US District Court, Northern District of Texas
US District Court, Southern District of Texas
US District Court, Eastern District of Texas
US District Court, Western District of Texas

Prior Experience

Cowles & Thompson, P.C.


Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Class (2021)
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers “One to Watch” (Feb. 2022)
Texas Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters, Business Litigation (2023)

Ones to Watch by Best Lawyers (2023)

Rising Raggio Award by Dallas Women Lawyers Association (2023)


Texas Bar Association
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Women Lawyers Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Terry Foundation Alumni Association


Crafting Tailored Protective Orders for Early Entry, Dallas Bar Association Headnotes, August 2022