Darby Doan is a partner with haltom & doan, and is licensed to practice in state and federal courts in Texas and Arkansas.  His primary areas of practice are commercial and business litigation, class action, intellectual property, product liability, personal injury, and drug and medical device defense.  Darby has tried or argued cases in both state and federal courts in Texas and Arkansas.

Recently, Darby obtained an order granting summary judgment, ultimately getting his client, Auto Zone dismissed from pending litigation.  He currently represents such clients as DirectTV, Open Range, General Motors, AT&T, Sunbeam and Medtronic in class action and individual claims litigation.

  • Business and Commercial
  • Class Actions
  • Insurance Defense

Areas of Practice

  • Environmental/Toxic Tort
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceutical Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Medical Device Litigation
  • B.B.A. – Abilene Christian University
  • J.D. – Southern Methodist University School of Law  (cum laude)
Awards & Honors
  • Texas Super Lawyers – Thomson Reuters (since 2006)
  • Texas Super Lawyers "Rising Star" - Thomson Reuters (2006)
  • Hon. A. Joe Fish, U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas 1993

  • Texas State Courts
  • Arkansas State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas
    • Certified Public Accountant – Texas
    • Certified Public Accountant – Arkansas (inactive)




Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Arkansas Bar Association
  • Northeast Texas Bar Association
  • Southwest Arkansas Bar Association
  • Texarkana Bar Association
  • Harrison County Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Texarkana Young Lawyers Association (Treasurer 2002-2003)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants (Director 2006-2009)
  • Texarkana Chapter of Texas and Arkansas Societies of Certified Public Accountants (Secretary/Treasurer 2001-02, Vice-President 2002-03, President 2003-04)
  • Texas Bar Foundation (Life Fellow)
  • The International Lawyer (Member 1993-95)
  • Barristers 1993-95
Community Involvement
    • Phi Delta Phi
    • Community Health Endowment, TACF
    • Easter Seals
    • Graduate of Leadership Texarkana