David's practice focuses on the defense of corporations in high-profile, multi-defendant product liability matters.  He has experience representing manufacturers in cases involving negligence, strict liability, conspiracy, and fraud claims. He is familiar with all stages of litigation, from the initial pleadings through trial and appeal.

David has served on more than a dozen trial teams representing tobacco companies in wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits. He has also been responsible for monitoring multiple jurisdictions in the state of Florida, with several comprising more than 100 cases.

During law school, David was a member of the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Forum. As an undergraduate at the University of Missouri, he was president of Phi Gamma Delta and a member of the Knights of Columbus. He is also currently certified as an official barbeque judge for the Kansas City Barbeque Society.


Michael Walden, David Northrip, Jordan Carter & David Swaney, Keeping Pro Se Litigants at Bay, Law360, December 19, 2016.

Michael Walden, David Northrip & Jason Oller, Prevent Pro Se from Becoming a Problem Per Se, Law360, June 28, 2013. 

Tim Congrove, David Northrip & Dana Strueby, Keep Talking, but Know the Law: Ongoing Considerations Regarding Communications with Potential Class Members, The Business Suit, January 11, 2012. 

Alan Rupe, Tim Congrove & David Northrip, To Talk, or Not to Talk... That is the Question: Communications with Potential Class Members, The Business Suit, July 3, 2008, at 1.