International Society of Primerus Law Firms

Fort Worth, Texas Attorney
David A. Palmer

Phone: 817.255.9100


Languages: English

David A. Palmer, a founding partner of Moses, Palmer & Howell, L.L.P., focuses his practice on commercial and business litigation in a wide variety of matters, including oil and gas, banking, construction, contract and appellate matters. He handles disputes at all phases, from pre-suit dealings through trial and appeal. David also has extensive experience negotiating oil and gas leases and regularly counsels clients in various other transactional matters, including surface use agreements, pipeline agreements, easements and purchase and sale agreements.

David is rated by his peers as AV Preeminent, the highest rating standard, by Martindale-Hubbell. Thomson Reuters has recognized David as a “Texas Rising Star” (2006) and a “Texas Super Lawyer” (2011-20). He has been named a “Top Attorney” multiple times by Fort Worth, Texas Magazine (2012, 2015-20) and by 360 West magazine (2017-18, 2020).

David is past Chair of the Tarrant County Bar Association’s Energy Section and Judicial Evaluation Committee and has previously held other positions with both the Tarrant County Bar Association and the Fort Worth-Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association. He is a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas and Tarrant County Bar Foundations and a member of the Texas Aggie Bar Association, Texas Association of Defense Counsel and the Defense Research Institute. David has co-authored multiple legal articles.

Civically, David serves the community through his involvement with the Fort Worth Stock Show Syndicate and the Rotary Club of Fort Worth. He currently serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the Texas A&M School of Law. David is a Past President of the Fort Worth / Tarrant County A&M Club and a proud supporter of Texas A&M athletics, currently serving as an Athletic Ambassador for the 12th Man Foundation. He also previously served on the North Texas Advisory Board for Learning Ally (formerly named Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic).

Practice Areas:

  • Litigation
  • Banking
  • Oil & Gas
  • Real Estate
  • Contracts
  • Appellate


  • University of Texas School of Law
    • J.D.
    • Austin, Texas, 1995
  • Texas A&M University
    • B.B.A., Accounting
    • College Station, Texas, 1992

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit
  • Northern District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas

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Moses, Palmer & Howell, L.L.P.

306 West 7th Street
Suite 504
Fort Worth, TX 76102
United States

Law Firm Contact: David A. Palmer

Tel: 817.255.9100

Fax: 817.255.9199



Member Since: 2012

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