David L. Monroe


David L. Monroe is senior trial counsel at Rafii & Nazarian, LLP. David began his career as a plaintiffs’ trial attorney in Texas in 1987. As a plaintiffs’ trial attorney David has extensive experience in personal injury matters, consumer rights matters, and major complex business litigation in both state and federal courts. David has tried over 40 jury trials with over $50 million in jury awards, including breach of contract, fraud, defamation, business disparagement, breach of fiduciary duties, nuisance, race discrimination, premises liability, products liability, medical malpractice, oil and gas, affirmative action rights, bankruptcy, and insurance coverage. David has secured more than 10 multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients throughout his career.

Client advocacy is my top priority. I have tried over 40 jury trials with over $50 million in jury awards.

In 1996, David secured an $18.2 million verdict in Houston federal court in the case of Trinh vs. Circle K which was recognized as “the largest race discrimination verdict in U.S. history” at the time under the Civil Rights Act of 1991. David has handled all aspects of appeals and has consulted with start-ups on employment, financing and intellectual property issues.

Throughout his career, David has been recognized for his client advocacy skills and dedication to excellence.

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