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 as trial counsel for Philip Morris USA Inc. in smoking-and-health litigation, and has served on more than 15 trial teams representing cigarette manufacturers in wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits. He has also been responsible for monitoring litigation in multiple jurisdictions in Florida, with several comprising more than 100 cases.

In addition, David has deposed multiple treating physicians and prescribing doctors on behalf of Bayer in Xarelto cases pending across the country.  

Publications and Presentations

David Northrip, Michael Walden, Jordan Carter, & David Swaney, When And How To Communicate With Pro Se Litigants, Law360, January 17, 2018.

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.