David A. Oliver

David A. Oliver


David A. Oliver concentrates his practice on civil litigation. With degrees in both biology and chemistry, David is able to apply technical knowledge to scientific and statistically-based claims.


  • Products liability
  • Mass torts
  • Pathogens
  • Food liability litigation
  • Toxic torts
  • Personal injury
  • Civil litigation
  • Manufacturing
  • Chemical and radiation exposure



  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America
    • Civil Defense, 2004-2013
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants, 2015-2020
  • Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, Texas Super Lawyers, 2004-2013 and 2015-2019
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5.0

°AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Member, Defense Research Institute
  • Member, Houston Bar Association
  • Member, Fifth Circuit Bar Association


  • J.D., Baylor University School of Law, 1986
  • B.S., Chemistry, Furman University, 1981
  • Texas
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas