David Baay represents the energy and healthcare industry in commercial litigation. His clients include multinational oil companies, drilling contractors, pipeline operators, oilfield service companies and multi-commodity traders. David also has significant experience defending healthcare corporations involved in commercial disputes and administrative proceedings.
David has significant trial and arbitration experience. Over the past several years, he helped to coordinate discovery efforts in an MDL proceeding that encompassed hundreds of fact and expert witness discovery and depositions. In those same proceedings, David served as a member of our client's internal investigation team with a focus on the forensic investigation related to the blowout preventer and the associated well-control equipment. He has deep experience advising clients on conducting pre-suit investigations assembled for the purpose of determining root cause and advising the client on impending litigation exposure.
Sutherland pursues successful pipeline insurance claims following a volcanic eruption that damaged client's equipment.
Sutherland wins personal injury suit for an international air carrier under Montreal Convention.
Prosecuted product liability claims on behalf of an international offshore drilling company involved in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Awards and Rankings
Selected for inclusion among Texas Super Lawyers (2014)
Selected for inclusion among Texas Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” (2006, 2012-2013)
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