Jeffrey D. Otto

Jeffrey D. Otto

Partner, Casualty Vice Chair

Professional Liability


Jeff Otto has extensive experience in the defense and trial of professional liability litigation brought against attorneys and physicians.

Representative Experience

  • Tried medical malpractice case involving failure to diagnose breast cancer litigation resulting in defense verdict in Central Texas.
  • Tried medical malpractice case involving wrongful foreclosure claims against large regional law firm and its substitute trustee during foreclosure action; defense verdict.
  • Defended deceased attorney’s estate in action brought by heirs in probate case claiming mismanagement and breach of fiduciary duties; confidential settlement reached.
  • Defended architects and engineers in litigation over multiple rural school district projects brought by local school boards; statewide settlements reached in all cases.