David M. Gottfried

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Austin, TX

The Gottfried Firm
 | 1505 W 6th Street, Austin, TX 78703-5133
Phone: 512-494-1481
Fax: 512-472-4013
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation
    Attorney Profile

    Attorney David M. Gottfried is the founder and owner of The Gottfried Firm in Austin, Texas. Nationally recognized as one of the top trial lawyers in the country, Mr. Gottfried represents the rights and interests of a diverse range of clients throughout Travis County and all across the state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

    ·        Business litigation, including business torts, deceptive trade practices, collections, shareholder and partner disputes, antitrust litigation and more

    ·        Business law and transactions, including entity formation and planning, mergers and acquisitions, and other related matters

    ·        Real estate law and construction law

    ·        Landlord-tenant law

    ·        Employment law

    ·        Class actions and premises liability claims

    A 1986 graduate of Emory College, Mr. Gottfried obtained his Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law in 1989. He received his licensed to practice from the State Bar of Texas that same year, and he is also admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in the state as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

    A problem solver, Mr. Gottfried draws upon his extensive legal knowledge and resources to provide the highest level of counsel and support possible to those he serves. Throughout his career, he has successfully handled many high-profile, high-stakes cases involving a host of disputes, and he has secured numerous substantial awards and settlements for his clients.

    Recognized for his exemplary professionalism and outstanding legal abilities, Mr. Gottfried holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has received many other accolades and endorsements from his peers. He has also received Superb client ratings on AVVO along with numerous positive reviews and referrals from his satisfied clients.

    Active in his legal community, Mr. Gottfried is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Austin and Travis County Bar Associations, the Texas Bar Foundation and the State Bar of Georgia, among his other professional affiliations. He has also published several articles and conducted lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics.

    *AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Business Litigation


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    Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021

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    About David Gottfried

    Admitted: 1989, Texas

    Professional Webpage: http://thegottfriedfirm.com/


    • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated
    • Texas Super Lawyer

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Austin Bar Association
    • Texas Bar Foundation, Member
    • State Bar of Georgia, Member
    • All Texas State Courts
    • State Bar of Texas, Member
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern Districts of Texas

    Educational Background:

    • Emory College, B.A., Major: Psychology, 1986
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    Office Location for David M. Gottfried

    1505 W 6th Street
    Austin, TX 78703-5133

    Phone: 512-494-1481

    Fax: 512-472-4013

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    Last Updated: 8/10/2020

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