David J. Coates is an experienced civil litigation attorney with experience in professional liability, products liability, wrongful death and personal injury, labor and employment, and construction defect. He has handled all facets of a litigation practice from intake through trial.
David graduated from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas in 1992 and began his career at the Attorney General’s office in Austin, Texas. While at the Attorney General’s office, David represented the State of Texas and state law enforcement agencies and employees. From there, David has worked for a handful of prominent civil litigation firms where he handled professional liability and general liability dockets, medical malpractice claims against physicians, nurses, nursing facilities and corporate entities, and legal malpractice claims against attorneys and law firms. He has worked in commercial litigation, handled cases involving service contracts, employment disputes, trade secret disputes, wrongful termination and bankruptcy issues. He has defended corporate clients against claims arising from construction, accidents and alleged product defects.