Biography

David is an experienced trial lawyer who handles a wide range of issues. Some of his recent litigation matters have included:

  • Commercial real estate disputes
  • Easements/restrictive covenants
  • Adverse possession claims
  • Title Defect Issues
  • Title Defense
  • Partnership breakups
  • Commercial contract disputes
  • Fiduciary breaches
  • Fraudulent transfers
  • Theft of trade secrets
  • Fraud/fraudulent inducement
  • Defamation
  • Invasion of privacy
  • Legal malpractice
  • Wrongful foreclosures
  • Conversion
  • Debtor/creditor relationship disputes
  • Representation of the unsecured creditors committee in Chapter 11 proceeding
  • Representation of secured and unsecured creditors in Chapter 11 proceeding
  • Representation of creditor in adversary proceedings in Chapter 11 case
  • Business and personal torts
  • Oil and gas

David’s approach to litigation employs a mixture of logic, reason and creativity to prevail for his clients in the most cost-effective manner possible. In addition to defending and prosecuting legal actions, David also routinely provides risk assessments and counsels clients on preventive measures aimed at avoiding litigation altogether.

Clients praise David, calling him “a trusted legal advisor and a go-to advocate when we are faced with challenging legal disputes. He has ably represented us in numerous litigation matters over many years. David is very effective, always responsive, and cost- conscious.”

Clients also note David’s responsiveness and knowledge of the matter at hand, saying, “the level of genuine care that he displays toward us is exceptional. He is extremely knowledgeable about business litigation and is always willing to find a cost-effective solution that works within our budget.”

In addition, a California-based client who was challenged with a contentious litigation matter in Texas lauded David, noting he “was the best litigator I have met and I am the largest privately held developer in northern California, having litigated too many suits to count. If you don’t hire him, you are not serious about winning your case.”

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining the firm, David was a shareholder at David & Goodman, P.C.

During his time in law school, David co-managed pro bono legal aid to local artists and musicians in the Austin, Texas area and played for the renowned Legal Eagles intramural football team at the University of Texas Law School under the tutelage of the legendary Charles Alan Wright.

While in college, David studied at two Australian universities and attended a program in international business and law in Innsbruck, Austria. He was also a member of the varsity football and rugby teams at Wesleyan University.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

David currently serves as outside general counsel to the Greenhill School Alumni Board. In his personal time, he enjoys SCUBA diving, alpine skiing and training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Honors & Awards

  • Selected for inclusion in “Super Lawyers Rising Stars” by Thomson Reuters (2008)