David Gross is an attorney with over 20 years’ experience. His civil litigation practice has involved the representation of large and small businesses, as well as individuals, in matters before administrative agencies and various state and federal courts.
Gross has successfully represented clients in a wide variety of business and employment disputes, including cases involving claims for breach of contract, fraud, defamation, negligence, tortious interference with contract, breach of fiduciary duty, misappropriation of trade secrets, violation of covenants not to compete, intentional infliction of emotional distress and employment discrimination.
Gross has been involved in the defense of class and collective actions while serving as outside and in-house counsel.
Before joining Rogge Dunn Group, Gross was the Associate General Counsel and Vice President of Human Resources for U.S. Home Systems, Inc., a NASDAQ traded company that was acquired by the Home Depot. He was responsible for overseeing the human resource functions of the company and providing business and legal advice to the executive team. As the result of his in-house experience, Gross dealt with business, employment and other legal issues in approximately 30 states.
Gross also spent 10 years as a Partner in the Labor and Employment Group of Jackson Walker, LLP. Prior to Jackson Walker, Gross practiced law at the law firms of Looper Reed Mark & McGraw, and Godwin Carlton & Maxwell.
Gross is AV rated by Martindale Hubbell, and is licensed to practice law in Texas. Gross has handled cases before the United States Court of Appeal for Fifth Circuit, various United States District Courts for the State of Texas, the Texas Supreme Court, and the Fifth Court of Appeals in Texas.
Millennium Restaurant Group, Inc. v. City of Dallas, 191 F. Supp. 2d 802 (N.D. Tex. 2002) (successfully represented client against the City of Dallas and obtained a declaration that a city ordinance was unconstitutional)
Hinds v. Orix Capital Markets, L.L.C., 2003 W.L. 22132791 (N.D. Tex. September 11, 2003) (obtained summary judgment for employer in a fraud, breach of contract and promissory estoppel suit brought by a newly hired employee)
Oldham v. Orix Financial Services, Inc., 2007 W.L. 530202 (N.D. Tex. February 21. 2007) (obtained summary judgment for employer in a breach of contract and fraud suit brought by a sales representative to recover commissions)
Szczepanik v.First Southern Trust Co., 883 S.W. 2d 648 (Tex.1994) (obtained reversal of an appellate court judgment before the Texas Supreme Court in a frequently cited case regarding the legal sufficiency of evidence necessary to prove lost profits in Texas)