After spending two years clerking for the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri, David Powell has practiced business litigation with the firm since 1995. He is an experienced lawyer and is committed to advancing his clients’ interests, whether in the courtroom, by negotiation, or through strategic guidance on a day-to-day legal issues.
David focuses on complex commercial cases ranging from contract, lease and business tort disputes to multi-million dollar class actions. He has served as nationwide trial counsel for class action disputes for a Fortune 500 company. He has successfully defeated class certifications and participated in defeating the consolidation of cases by the Federal Panel for Multi-District Litigation. He also has extensive experience in fiber optic right of way class action litigation. David has also litigated creditors’ rights cases.