David's practice focuses on the defense of corporations in high-profile, multidefendant product liability matters. He has represented 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.
Publications and Presentations
Defending Pro Se Litigation: Tricks of the Trade, Update of the Law CLE, Kansas City, Missouri, June 22, 2017 (with Jordan Carter, David Swaney and Michael Walden).
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.