David is an integral part of the trial team, serving as the lead brief writer for appellate briefs and writs. He has extensive experience drafting complex motions, federal court removals, Daubert motions, and jury charges and appeals. David practices in the areas of complex litigation, environmental and toxic tort, products liability, business litigation, and pharmaceutical and medical device litigation.


Peripherally Inserted Intravenous Catheters: Appellate Briefs

Respirator Cases: Louisiana Trial Team

Wholesale Drug Pricing: Attorney General Litigation

Diabetes Medications: Attorney General Litigation

Metal-on-Metal Hip Litigation: Briefs and Trial Preparation

Antipsychotics: Attorney General Litigation

Southeast Louisiana Drainage Project, Construction Litigation: Louisiana Trial Counsel Team

Worker's Medical Compensation Bill Reduction Class Action: Louisiana Trial Counsel Team

Pedicle Screws: Summary Judgment and Daubert Motions

Gastrointenstinal Medications: Summary Judgment and Daubert Motions

Anti-Inflammatory Drug: Louisiana Trial Counsel Team

PPA: Louisiana Trial Counsel Team

Vitamins Antitrust: Louisiana Trial Counsel Team

Cell Phones: Louisiana Trial Counsel Team

Fen-Phen Diet Drug: Daubert Motions

Insecticides: Cancerphobia Motions

Reyes Syndrome: Pretrial and Appellate Briefs

Honors & Affiliations

Honors & Recognitions

Best Lawyers in America: Insurance Law; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2010-2022)

Louisiana Super Lawyers: Personal Injury Defense

CityBusiness Leadership in Law, 2009

AV Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell rating

Loyola Law Review

Loyola National Appellate Advocacy Team

Professional Affiliations

  • Defense Research Institute
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Bar Association, former co-editor of Mass Torts Newsletter
  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • New Orleans Bar Association


Publications & Presentations

Publications and Presentations


  • Louisiana state courts
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Louisiana


J.D., Loyola University School of Law (1987)

granted early admission to law school, Louisiana State University (1984)

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