(Admitted in DC and TX)
David has represented businesses, non-profit organizations, and government employees since 1996. Prior to that, he worked for six years in the Washington, D.C. government relations department of the American Chemical Society, which is the world’s largest scientific society. His final position there was Manager, Federal and State Programs. The first year after law school he had worked in Washington, D.C. for a firm on employment and constitutional law cases.
He served as an elected at-large member of the Waco School Board from 2005-2011, serving as President of the Board during the 2008-2009 school year. He also has served on the boards of numerous non-profit organizations. He is a prior president of the Waco Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and a prior president of the Waco-McLennan County Young Lawyers Association. He served for six years on the Membership Committee of the District of Columbia Bar Association. He serves on the editorial Board of Contributors for the Waco Tribune-Herald, a Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. newspaper. He served as Chair of the McLennan County Democratic Party from February 2013 through June 2014.
David received a J.D. from Baylor Law School in 1989 and a B.A. from Baylor University in 1988. While in law school, he clerked in Baylor’s Office of General Counsel and Government Relations. He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar and the State Bar of Texas. He also is admitted to practice before a number of federal appeals courts (D.C. Circuit, Federal Circuit, and Fifth Circuit), federal district courts (District of Columbia and all four Texas districts), the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and the U.S. Supreme Court. His casework has been covered in the Washington Post, Dallas Morning News, Washington Times, Federal Times, San Antonio Business Journal and other publications.