Dave Marchand

"As trial lawyers, we take up our client’s cause as if it were our own. We will hold any company and its executives to account for what they’ve done to our client. And we will do so without flinching, no matter how big, rich, or powerful they may be. It’s not just what we do, it’s who we are."

  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Association for Justice
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
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Dave Marchand

Attorney
$8.8 Million Jury Verdict

David has tried numerous cases to jury verdict, including a $8,800,000 unanimous verdict for a patient’s injury.

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Bio

David Marchand received a B.A. in Journalism from Texas A&M University in 1983 and an M.S. in Aerodynamics from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1986. He then worked as an aeronautical engineer for Rockwell North American Aircraft, where he designed advanced combat aircraft and managed teams of engineers working on flight tests at Edwards Air Force Base in California. David was also one of the original aerodynamic designers on the X-31A experimental fighter aircraft.

In 1991, David returned to Texas to pursue a career in law and received his law degree from Southern Methodist University in 1994. Since then he’s handled hundreds of personal injury cases, including cases involving motor vehicle accidents, trucking accidents, construction injuries, chemical spills and exposure, manufacturing plant injuries, shootings and negligent security, airplane crashes, medical malpractice, and defective drugs and medical devices. David has also handled whistleblower cases under the False Claims Act, including cases involving Medicare fraud, and defective flight control systems on military aircraft. David has tried numerous cases to jury verdict, including a unanimous verdict for $8,800,000 for a patient’s injury.

David, a native Houstonian, is married and has five children. David’s passion for helping injured victims is evident in his continued commitment to pursue justice for those in need. At The Ammons Law Firm LLP, he continues to litigate a range of personal injury cases, including product defects, vehicle and trucking accidents, plant explosions, and catastrophic injury suits.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, 1983, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas
  • Master of Science, 1986, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Juris Doctor, 1994, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Dallas, Texas

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas, 1994
  • U.S District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Texas

Awards & Accolades

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Publications

  • American Association of Justice’s Litigating Tort Cases, “Drugs and Medical Devices”
  • Nursing Practice and the Law, “Introduction to American Jurisprudence”
  • The Texas Lawyer, “Medical Errors” (collection of articles)
Memberships
  • American Association of Justice
    American Association of Justice
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
    Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Dallas Bar Association
    Dallas Bar Association
Awards
  • American Association for Justice
    American Association for Justice
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Texas
    State Bar of Texas