Martha Buttry Daniels is an associate in the Houston office of King & Spalding and a member of the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group. Ms. Daniels has represented both owners and contractors as part of King & Spalding’s construction dispute practice. This representation includes, but is not limited to: defending against breach of contract and fraud allegations lodged by a mechanical subcontractor constructing a cryogenic gas facility; defending against alleged misrepresentations related to the base gas present in a natural gas storage facility; and asserting professional negligence and breach of contracts claims against multiple construction and design contractors responsible for a new natural gas pipeline.
Ms. Daniels has also represented several energy-industry clients regarding a variety of business litigation including contract disputes and disputes with taxing authorities, as well as defending against environmental torts. In addition to her energy focus, Ms. Daniels has represented public and private companies in general business disputes, including collection matters and protecting intellectual property from former employees.
In 2012, Ms. Daniels earned her Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law, with honors, and was inducted into the Order of Barristers. While at the University of Texas, Ms. Daniels competed on the Interscholastic Mock Trial Team and was awarded Best Advocate at the Strasburger Senior Mock Trial Competition. Ms. Daniels served as the Articles Editor for the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights. Ms. Daniels received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Spanish, summa cum laude, from Gonzaga University in 2009. While at Gonzaga, Ms. Daniels was a member of the NCAA Division I Women’s Rowing Program (three-time West Coast Conference champions).