David’s practice focuses on patent litigation matters involving highly complex technical and legal issues. He has represented clients in litigation involving a wide range of technologies and products, including telecommunications, computer and electrical engineering, medical devices and oil drilling.
Before joining Shook, David served as a law clerk for The Hon. Charles Everingham IV of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas. David received both his M.S. in biotechnology and his J.D. from Texas Tech University, where he was a comments editor for the Texas Tech Law Review. David earned his B.S. in chemistry and life sciences from the U.S. Military Academy.
Before practicing law, David served as a field artillery officer in the 1st Cavalry Division of the U.S. Army where he attained the rank of captain and served a tour in Baghdad, Iraq.