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David P. Stone

David P. Stone

Managing Partner
Phone:972.616.1733
Fax:972.616.1701

As the managing partner in the Dallas office of Bowman and Brooke, David focuses his practice on product liability claims, primarily for the automotive and pharmaceutical industries. He has served as first-chair trial counsel for major manufacturers, both foreign and domestic, in several states, including Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Louisiana, New Mexico and California.

David has tried to verdict numerous wrongful death and catastrophic injury claims. His vast experience defending the design and manufacture of products such as motor vehicles, industrial equipment, and outdoor power equipment helps him grasp the complex engineering and technology concepts that make up the products he defends. David has also defended clients in the pharmaceutical arena including manufacturers of diet drugs and anti-cholesterol medication. Additionally, he has served as statewide liaison counsel for defendant groups in high-profile litigation and has been involved with employment and insurance disputes and other commercial cases.

Outside of the courtroom, David is an avid woodworker and furniture craftsman and gives a great deal of his time to his community. He has served on the board of directors for a local youth baseball program and also serves as a volunteer judge for the Teen Court Association of Texas.

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1986

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas, 1990

Education

  • Baylor University School of Law, J.D., 1986
  • Baylor University, B.A., 1984

Professional Associations

    • Defense Research Institute
      Committee Member
    • State Bar of Texas

Distinctions

    • Super Lawyers Magazine
      —Texas Super Lawyers, 2014 – 2018

Recent News, Events and Blogs


Speaking Engagements

  • "Current Trial Environment: Addressing Trial Tactics Focusing on Sympathy and Fear," ABA TIPS Emerging Issues In Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation, Phoenix, AZ, April 2016