Okon Hannagan, PLLC


  • WBE

Firm Size

  • 3-5

Willing to Act as Local Counsel

  • Yes


Okon Hannagan, PLLC builds long-term client relationships through excellent legal service and tenacious representation for our clients. Our attorneys have decades of experience in handling and trying to juries commercial litigation, employment, construction, real estate, energy, and personal injury defense matters. We represent a wide variety of sophisticated clients in a broad range of industries, including energy companies, big-box retailers, insurance companies, and others. Okon Hannagan is a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and is certified by HUB (Historically Underutilized Business).


Dallas, TX

13355 Noel Road, Suite 1900 Dallas, TX 75240

Person of contact: Melanie Okon

Practice Areas

  • ADR/Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance
    • Collections and Foreclosures
    • Litigation
  • Construction
    • Litigation
    • Mechanics and Materials Lien Law
  • Defamation
  • Insurance
    • Extra Contractual/Bad Faith
    • Life, Health, Disability/ERISA
    • Litigation
    • Product Liability
    • Professional Liability/E&O/D&O
    • Property/Premises/Homeowners
  • Labor & Employment
    • Arbitration
    • Class Actions / MDL
    • Drafting Employee Handbooks / Policies / Documents
    • Investigations - Internal/Agency
    • Leave and Pay Acts (e.g. FLSA / FMLA / Service Contracts Act / Davis Bacon Act / Walsh-Healey)
    • Litigation
    • Regulators/Regulations (e.g. DOL, NLRB, OFCCP, OSHA, OWBPA, SOX,)
    • Trade Secret
  • Litigation/Trials
    • Construction
    • Consumer and Product Liability Litigation
    • Employment (HR, Discrimination, ERISA, Labor, Workers Comp, etc.)
    • Environment, Energy and Resources
    • Personal Injury (Torts, Premises Liability, Toxic Torts)
    • Restaurant Retail & Hospitality

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Firm Bio


Commercial Litigation

Our attorneys have represented Fortune 500 companies, medium and small businesses, regulated and unregulated electric companies, gas companies, mining companies, homebuilders, commercial construction companies, and property owners in a wide range of litigation matters, including cases involving contract damages, property damages, and personal injury claims. Our attorneys value the importance of familiarizing themselves with their clients’ industries and understanding their clients’ desires and goals for any particular dispute. Our attorneys have handled cases in both federal and state courts throughout the State of Texas and have successfully served as lead trial counsel in jury trials in various Texas counties.


Employment Law

We work with employers of all sizes on a wide variety of employment-related claims. We represent employers in non-compete and other restrictive covenants, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour, retaliation, and wrongful termination matters. Our attorneys also counsel clients in prevention and internal investigation of claims.


Construction Law

Our attorneys have handled litigation disputes in all aspects of the construction industry, from the construction of compressor stations to large-scale power plants. Our attorneys have experience with a wide range of construction matters, including contract disputes, mechanic’s lien issues, delay claims, and construction defect allegations.


Real Estate Litigation

Okon Hannagan’s attorneys have substantial experience handling and trying cases involving real estate disputes. Melanie Okon has successfully tried to verdict cases involving mineral rights disputes and easements disputes. In addition, Okon Hannagan has considerable experience in construction-related litigation and lien disputes.


Energy Litigation

We have experience representing a diverse group of energy companies in litigation and appellate matters. We understand the dynamic nature of the energy industry and the new opportunities and challenges it is currently facing.


Personal Injury Defense

Okon Hannagan has broad experience defending personal injury matters, from large-exposure cases involving severe injuries and/or death claims to routine premises liability matters. Okon Hannagan has the expertise to handle large-exposure cases with skill and compassion. For routine premises liability matters, Okon Hannagan regularly engages in alternative billing arrangements.