Haakon T. Donnelly


Haakon Donnelly joined Bellinger & Suberg, LLP in 2001. He represents businesses, large organizations and individuals in a broad array of general civil litigation matters. His primary focus is on commercial litigation and counseling, and employment matters, including governmental employees and administrative matters. He also handles a variety of insurance defense matters.

Haakon has also represented peace officers around the State of Texas in various matters arising from on-duty activities with their respective police agencies. For more than a decade, he served as the primary legal representative of more than 800 members of a local Dallas police organization, and continues to represent Dallas-area peace officers in connection with the Combined Law Enforcement Associations of Texas (CLEAT), the largest law enforcement officers' organization in Texas.

Haakon has been involved in numerous “high profile” cases, and is often called to provide comment by various media. He has been recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer- Rising Star (Thomson Reuters), 2012-2016.

  • Brown University, Bachelor of Arts in Early European History, 1998
  • Dedman School of Law at Southern Methodist University, J.D. 2001 Mason Scholar, Phi Delta Phi
  • State Bar of Texas, 2001
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • White Rock Running Co-op
  • Brown Rowing Association – Brown University
  • Brown Club of North Texas – Brown University Alumni Association
Haakon is an active distance runner who enjoys photography, traveling and cooking in his spare time.

In college, Haakon was a four-year letterman on Brown University's varsity men's crew, winning the 1995 collegiate national team championship. Donnelly also rowed with the U.S. National Team as part of its Olympic Development Program, winning the 1996 Nations Cup Under 23 World Championship and the US Rowing National Championship in the Men’s Open Eight.

Phone: 214-954-9540

Email: hdonnelly@bellingersuberg.com

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