Charlie Gustin



Charlie Gustin has earned a reputation as a tough, smart litigator who goes the extra mile to make his clients whole. His practice focuses on personal injury, first party insurance litigation, and consumer rights cases. Prior to joining Daly & Black, Charlie operated the Houston office of a Texas-based personal injury firm – he secured numerous significant verdicts and settlements on behalf of injured clients. In one case, Charlie helped shut down a dangerous trampoline park while collecting a significant settlement for a brain injured Houston teen..

Charlie received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Texas and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law, where he was named a Dean’s Scholar and inducted into the Phi Delta Phi Honors Society. Charlie excelled in the South Texas Advocacy Program – being named “best oralist” out of 84 peers in the Leroy Jeffers Memorial Moot Court Tournament and later leading a varsity advocacy team to a championship at the National Health Law Moot Court Competition sponsored by the American College of Legal Medicine. Throughout law school, Charlie worked as head clerk for renowned Houston trial attorney Rusty Hardin.

Charlie is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Association of Justice, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association and serves on the Board of Directors of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association. He was named a Super LawyersRising Star” by Thomson Reuters in 2016 and 2017, a recognition awarded to less than 2.5% of the attorneys in the state. Charlie’s advocacy on behalf of his clients has been featured in the Dallas Morning News, Austin American-Statesman, New Orleans Times-Picayune andTexas Lawyer.