1601 Elm Street
Dallas, Texas 75201
David Cabrales is a renowned litigator with broad experience representing clients in government and commercial litigation matters. He frequently represents financial institutions, securities broker-dealers, retailers, and life and health insurance companies in traditional and complex litigation, as well as in arbitration proceedings. David also counsels clients in matters before state government, and he provides representation to businesses in litigation matters initiated by state attorneys general.
David previously served as general counsel to Texas Gov. Rick Perry from 2007 to 2009 and, along with his legal team, provided advice to the governor and the governor’s staff on a variety of topics at the intersection of law and public policy. He also served as principal economic development advisor for the governor and helped administer the Texas Enterprise Fund, the Emerging Technology Fund, Texas One and other programs in the governor's economic development portfolio. In addition, Gov. Perry appointed David to the Texas Economic Development Corporation in 2010 and in 2014, and David served as chairman from 2010 to 2012. David is also a member of the bipartisan Federal Judicial Evaluation Committee (FJEC), which is composed of leading Texas attorneys who screen and recommend to the senators nominees for vacancies on the federal bench and in U.S. attorney offices in Texas.
A graduate of Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, David began his legal career as a briefing attorney to Texas Supreme Court Justice Raul Gonzalez.
|Areas of Practice||1) Government Affairs, 2) Litigation and 3) Public Law|
|Law School||Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (J.D.,1993)|
|Education||Texas Tech University (B.S.,1990)|
|Bar Member / Association||Texas State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP|
Law Office Administrator
Small but busy trial law firm is looking to immediately hire someone to handle the following roles. Some experience is highly preferred. Answer phones Electronic filings with courts ...
Litigation Associate with a minimum of 3 years of experience
Established practice group seeks an experienced litigator who is detail-oriented and handles cases with minimal supervision. Some insurance defense experience is a plus, although not necessary. Th...
Trial Attorney The candidate works closely with our Claim Department as well as the company’s regions to regularly assess both short and long-term strategic needs, direction and trends. Will conduc...
|+ View more jobs|
A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.
Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.