David H. Harper

David Harper is a partner, trial lawyer and the co-chair of the firm's Litigation Department. As co-chair of the department, he has responsibility to oversee all of the firm's litigators, particularly the firm's IP litigators and commercial litigators throughout the country. His own practice focuses on intellectual property and related technology litigation, complex commercial litigation and media litigation.

Recently, he successfully defended clients in a multi-week trial and then on appeal against claims of copyright infringement regarding video distribution rights. Also, he tried and defeated on appeal claims of shareholder oppression seeking a large dividend from a privately held technology company. And, he recently defended the prominent founder of a major independent oil and gas company from claims in multiple lawsuits about buyout transactions of other investors.

His experience is sought out by significant clients, but also by boards seeking David as a member, including Baylor University, where he has served for several years, including as the chair of multiple committees. He has also been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America (2014), Texas Super Lawyer (2003-2013) and peer-review rated as AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell® Law Directory.

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Areas of Practice 1) Litigation/Trial Practice, 2) Intellectual Property Litigation, 3) Business Litigation, 4) Financial Crisis Advisory and Litigation, 5) Media and Entertainment, 6) Internet, 7) E-Commerce and Domain Names, 8) Social Media, 9) Energy Litigation, 10) Sports Law and 11) Trademarks
Law School Harvard Law School (J.D., 1991)
Admitted Year 1991
Education Baylor University (B.B.A., 1988)
Bar Member / Association Texas State Bar Associations
Most recent firm Haynes and Boone, LLP
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