Trials and Appeals
David P. Herrick's practice focuses on scientific expert testimony. David Herrick has pursued Daubert objections to "junk science" expert testimony in a variety of mass tort contexts, including the asbestos, benzene, silica, fen/phen diet drug, and silicone breast implant litigations.
David P. Herrick founded the Dallas, Texas law firm of Herrick & Associates, P.C. in 1997. Herrick & Associates handles both trials and appeals throughout the United States. Since 2001, Herrick has also served as of counsel to the Dallas law firm of DeHay & Elliston, L.L.P.
Herrick's practice involves the defense of mass tort, products liability, and pharmaceutical claims and the resolution of commercial disputes at both the trial and appellate levels, particularly cases involving Daubert objections to the admissibility of "junk science" expert testimony. In addition to serving as national Daubert counsel in mass torts such as the asbestos and silicone breast implant litigations, Herrick served as trial counsel and/or handled all legal/appellate issues in more than 25 jury trials that went to verdict. Herrick also has handled more than 20 appeals -- all of them successful.
Herrick & Associates has represented numerous industrial and pharmaceutical concerns, including BP, ExxonMobil, Dow Chemical, Union Carbide, GlaxoSmithKline, 3M, Pharmacia, Wyeth, General Electric, Texas Instruments, and Kerr-McGee.
Herrick & Associates, P.C.
901 Main Street, Suite 3500
Dallas, TX 75202
University of Michigan, J.D. 1992
University of Redlands, B.A. 1989, summa cum laude