David P. Matthews

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Attorney Awards


2003-2015, Texas Super Lawyer; Honors: Recipient, American Jurisprudence Awards: Property, Civil Procedure; Law Review: South Texas College Law Review, Assistant Editor, 1988, Comment Editor; Author: "Self Insureds and Non-Subscribing Suing and Defending", Damage Control Institute, 1997; "New Horizons in Damages", Damage Control Institute, 1997; Adjunct Professor, South Texas College of Law; Guest Lecturer, Rice University.

Texas Bar Foundation.

(Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (38)

  • Mesothelioma
  • Personal Injury
  • Birth Injuries
  • Litigation
  • Accutane Litigation
  • Avendia
  • Bextra
  • Birth Control
  • Celebrex
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Belexa
  • Depakote
  • Effexor
  • Topamax
  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Fosamax
  • Fen-Phen Litigation
  • Paxil
  • Prozac
  • Toxic Torts
  • Trasylol
  • Vioxx Litigation
  • Zoloft
  • Zyprexa
  • Accutane
  • Actos
  • Artelon CMC Spacer
  • DePuy Hip
  • GranuFlo & NaturaLyte
  • Infuse Bone Graft
  • Januvia & Byetta
  • Mirena IUD
  • NuvaRing
  • Pradaxa
  • Reglan
  • Transvaginal Mesh
  • Tylenol
  • Yaz / Yasmin / Ocella

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
713-581-8467  Phone
713-535-7184  Fax
University Attended:
University of Wisconsin, B.A., 1984
Law School Attended:
South Texas College of Law, J.D., 1988
Year of First Admission:
1988, Texas; 1990, U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit; 1990, U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas; 1993, U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas; 1996, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas; 2004, Mississippi; 2004, New York; 2005, U.S. District Court Western District of Texas; 2007, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 2009, Pennsylvania
State Bar of Texas; Texas Trial Lawyers Association (Associate Director); American Association for Justice; American Bar Association; American Board of Trial Advocates; Houston Bar Association; Houston Young Lawyers Association; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
( Board Certified, Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization )
Payment Information:
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Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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Houston, Texas