933 Studewood St., 2nd Floor, Houston, TX 77008
Tel: (713) 426-5600 Toll-free: (866) 654-5600

About Aversano & Gold

We are a small unique firm that goes a step beyond and allows our clients to become valued partners in the recovery process.

We have been privileged and honored to represent individuals who have suffered life altering injuries, or whose family members have met untimely death, due to the negligence of others. Our clients have included victims of medical malpractice, defective products, trucking and motor vehicle collisions, plant and construction site accidents and corporate malfeasance. We take pride in our inventiveness and aggressiveness in seeking the best interests of our client, regardless of the type of litigation. We remain passionately committed to the goal of obtaining for our clients an appropriate measure of justice and dignity through the legal system. We welcome referrals, joint venture, and consultation arrangements.

Donna M. Aversano

Ms. Aversano is a partner of Aversano & Gold, a trial law firm specializing in medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury cases.

Ms. Aversano graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in History in 1987. She was a candidate for a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Southwest Texas State University in 1989. She obtained her law degree from The University of Texas School of Law in 1992.

Ms. Aversano was formerly an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Texas. While in that position, Ms. Aversano defended healthcare providers in medical malpractice lawsuits. After leaving her position with the State of Texas, her practice has concentrated in both the prosecution and defense of medical negligence and other types of complex personal injury cases. She has also handled cases involving legal malpractice, professional negligence, product liability, workplace/construction safety, toxic torts, sexual assault, pharmaceutical litigation, automobile and truck wrecks, inadequate security, and nursing home negligence.

While Ms. Aversano has a fulfilling career as an attorney, she is also active in the area of animal rescue and rehabilitation. Ms. Aversano has personally saved the lives of hundreds of stray dogs and cats and has volunteered her legal services in matters regarding animal welfare. She is particularly devoted to Scout’s Honor Rescue, an all breed, no kill, not for profit (c)(3) animal rescue organization where she was a partner in establishing the Nancy Perrello Memorial Fund. This memorial fund goes directly to saving Houston’s dogs and cats and gives them a second chance at life.

Paul N. Gold

Texas Board of Legal
Personal Injury Trial Law

Mr. Gold is a partner in the firm of Aversano & Gold, a trial law firm that concentrates in medical malpractice and catastrophic injury cases all over the State of Texas.

Mr. Gold graduated from the University of Texas-Austin with high honors and obtained his law degree from Southern Methodist University. He is board certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law and by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is an Associate Member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and has received the AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale Hubbell. He is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and a Platinum Member of Elite Attorneys of America, having obtained recoveries over $2,000,000.00 in more than twenty cases. He has been voted a Super Lawyer by his peers every year (10 years) since the inception of the designation in 2003 (2003—2013). He has been selected as a member of Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury (2013—2014).

Mr. Gold served on the Texas Supreme Court Advisory Board Subcommittee on Discovery Reform. He is a Fellow of the State Bar of Texas College of the State Bar. He has served as Chairman of the State Bar of Texas Administration of Justice Committee and as Chairman of the State Bar of Texas Litigation Section.  He also was a member of the Vol. 2 (Medical Malpractice, Product Liability and Premises Liability) Pattern Jury Charge Committee from 1984 – 1988. He is a Sustaining member of The American Association for Justice and a member of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association. He is a Past President of the Dallas Trial Lawyers Association. He serves as a Director of the Houston Trial Lawyers Association, and was awarded Director of the Year in 2010. He is a Director and Sustaining Member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, which in 2009 awarded Mr. Gold the John Howie Award for Mentorship.

Mr. Gold also is the 2007 recipient of the State Bar of Texas Gene Cavin Award for outstanding contributions to continuing legal education in Texas, the 2010 recipient of the Dan R. Price Award by the Texas Bar Foundation for excellence and contributions to continuing legal education in Texas, and the 2010 recipient of the College of the State Bar of Texas Jim D. Bowmer Professionalism Award.

He is most proud of the fact that his success as a trial attorney over 35 years notwithstanding, he has been married to the same woman for 38 years, has two wonderful children who are well-adjusted, successful and happy, and three phenomenal grandchildren.

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Aversano & Gold

933 Studewood St.
2nd Floor
Houston, TX 77008
Tel: (713) 426-5600
Fax: (713) 426-5601
Toll-free: (866) 654-5600

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