The University of Texas at Austin, B.S.
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D.
National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2020
Texas Rising Star, 2019
Texas State Bar, 2014
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 2019
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2019
Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices
Attorney Yvette Diaz is an associate at Freese & Goss, PLLC. Born in El Paso, Texas and raised in Dallas, Texas, Ms. Diaz attended The University of Texas at Austin, where she graduated in three years with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies. After graduating from UT, Ms. Diaz joined the law firm as a legal assistant working in the firm’s mass tort department for nearly two years. Motivated by her experiences at the firm, she decided to pursue a career in law. She attended Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in Chicago, IL graduating in 2014.
Admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 2014, Ms. Diaz primarily focuses her practice on complex civil litigation, product liability, and mass tort actions with an emphasis on pharmaceutical litigation. During her time at Freese & Goss, she has worked on pharmaceutical litigation matters involving pelvic mesh and IVC Filter medical devices; and the drugs Vioxx, Zyprexa, Seroquel, Avandia, and Topamax. In addition to dangerous drugs and medical device cases, Ms. Diaz is also representing the victims of the California Camp Fire, whether it be for personal injury, property damage, or business losses. Ms. Diaz is also representing victims of clergy abuse.
Legal Awards & Distinctions
In 2020, Ms. Diaz was selected by the National Trial Lawyers for inclusion in its Top 40 Under 40 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field. Since 2019, Ms. Diaz has been named a Texas Rising Star in the area of mass tort litigation by SuperLawyers®, a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.