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David Noteware focuses his practice on client counseling in general civil litigation.

Named among the top firms in Texas for Commercial Litigation in Chambers USA 2020 by Chambers and Partners

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Received a national first-tier ranking for Commercial Litigation in U.S. News - Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” 2020

Representative Matters

  • Represented one of the world’s largest and most diversified healthcare product manufacturers in regional product liability cases
  • Counseled and represented the Middle Eastern subsidiary of a multinational oil company in U.S. commercial litigation
  • Represented a national motel operating company in corporate and premises liability cases
  • Counseled a computer company on litigation in misappropriation of trade secrets

Honors & Affiliations


  • The Best Lawyers in America® by Woodward/White Inc. (Commercial Litigation); 1989-2018
  • Texas Super Lawyers® by Thomson Reuters (Business Litigation, General Litigation); 2003-2017
  • Local Litigation Star, Benchmark: Litigation, The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys, 2009-2015


  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Education & Admissions


  • LL.B., 1966, with honors, The University of Texas School of Law; Associate Editor, Texas Law Review; Order of the Coif; Phi Delta Phi; First Place, National Moot Court, 1965-1966
  • B.S., 1963, University of Pennsylvania


  • Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas