Gross, David Karl
David Karl Gross
  • Partner
David K. Gross
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Biography

Mr. Gross is a member of the firm’s litigation practice and is the lead attorney in the contingency fee/personal injury section of the firm. His practice focuses on complex multi-party civil litigation, including product liability claims, commercial disputes, serious personal injury, large loss subrogation, and insurance coverage disputes. He does not limit himself to representing defendants or plaintiffs but represents both, which adds to his level of experience and allows him a unique perspective in each case.

On the defense side, he has won a number of dispositive motions concluding the case prior to trial and has vigorously defended the rights of his clients. On the plaintiff side, he has tried and settled numerous cases, recovering over $55 million. He is experienced in pre-suit dispute resolution, litigation, and trial and appellate procedure. His clients include individuals, local corporations, insurance companies, and international corporations.

Education

  • Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
    • J.D. - 1996
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
    • B.A. - 1994

Admitted to Practice 

  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2015
  • U.S. District Court District of Alaska, 1996
  • Alaska, 1996
  • Colorado, 2002
  • Texas, 2005

Practice Areas

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, 1996 to Present
  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Member , 2005 to Present

Representative Cases

  • Roberson v. Southwood Manor, 249 P.3d 1059, 2011, Alaska
  • Guerrero v. Alaska Housing Finance Corp., 78 P.2d 710, 2005, Alaska

Pro-Bono Activities

  • National Institute of Trial Advocacy
  • Anchorage Youth Court, instructor and legal advisor

Honors

  • Top 100, National Trial Lawyers

Representative Clients

  • Anchorage School District
  • State of Alaska
  • Nabors Alaska Drilling
  • Cook Inlet Region, Inc.
  • Alaska Communications
  • Alaska Housing Finance Corporation
  • Alaska Interstate Construction, LLC
  • Bear Mountain Lodge
  • Delta Western, Inc.
  • Lloyd’s of London
  • Pathfinder Aviation
  • SOL Insurance Limited
  • United Services Automobile Association
  • The Underwriters Insurance Company
  • XL Specialty Insurance Company
  • Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corporation