David C. Lawrence
David is a skilled and experienced trial lawyer who focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, including disputes concerning business issues, contracts, intellectual property, real estate, eminent domain, construction, securities, employment, other business-related disputes and select family law matters. David’s clients turn to him regularly to help them resolve their most important legal problems and appreciate his keen attention to detail, responsiveness and creative problem-solving skills.
David has spent his entire legal career in Austin. Before co-founding Rigby Slack, David practiced for thirteen years with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP and as a shareholder with Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C. David graduated with honors from both the University of Texas McCombs School of Business with a BBA in Finance and from The University of Texas School of Law. David was recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer by Thompson Reuters in 2021 and 2022 and as a Texas Rising Star by Thompson Reuters in 2012-2017. In 2021, David was named one of Austin’s Top Attorneys by Austin Monthly Magazine. David spends his free time with his wife and two children and enjoys live music, Texas Longhorn football and travel.