Biography

David Khirallah is a trial lawyer focused defending insurance carriers in all aspects of contractual and extra-contractual litigation. David also defends companies facing lawsuits involving serious personal injuries, death, and catastrophic property damage.

David represents business owners, contractors, and property owners against a wide variety of premises liability and negligence claims.

Representative Experience

  • Represented various insurance carriers with respect to contractual and extra-contractual disputes.
  • Obtained favorable ruling in relation to several plaintiffs’ motions to remand based upon fraudulent joinder of a resident insurance adjuster.
  • Represented insurers in cases involving appraisal and obtained post-appraisal summary judgment dismissing all contractual and extra-contractual claims after payment of the appraisal award.
  • Obtained dismissal of concrete contractor in a construction defect case.
  • Negotiated favorable settlement terms for a company facing claims arising from a fatal electrocution.
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of staffing agency in breach of contract claim seeking back payment of commissions.
  • Obtained temporary and permanent injunction on behalf of property owners enforcing zoning restrictions.
  • Negotiated settlements between disgruntled partners and shareholders.

Education

  • Ave Maria School of Law  (J.D., 2012)
    • Ave Maria Law Review
  • University of Dallas  (M.B.A., 2009)
    • Corporate Finance
  • University of Dallas  (B.A., 2006)
    • Economics and Finance

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2012

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court, Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas 2012-present 
    • Litigation and Insurance Section Member
  • Dallas Bar Association 2012-present
  • Dallas Association Young Lawyers 2012-present
  • The William ‘Mac’ Taylor American Inn of Court

Speeches and Presentations

  • Dallas Claims Association – Updates in Appraisal Law, February 2019