David A. Chaumette
Phone: (281) 786-0502
David Chaumette represents corporations in numerous industries on litigation matters pending across the United States. Those matters have included oil and gas, securities, software licensing, and employment–related disputes. He has tried several cases to jury verdict has prosecuted appeals. He is also a leading lawyer on issues related to electronic discovery and data management. Mr. Chaumette, who has previously been a partner at two international law firms, is also a perennial “Super Lawyer” and “Rising Star.” Mr. Chaumette holds degrees in aerospace engineering from Princeton University and Stanford University and his law degree from The University of Chicago Law School.
Awards and Honors:
In 2011, Mr. Chaumette received the Standing Ovation award from the Texas Bar for his service to TexasBarCLE. In 2009, Mr. Chaumette was recognized as an Extraordinary Minority in Texas Law by Texas Lawyer Magazine. The following year, the State Bar recognized him for his extraordinary contributions to continuing legal education programs across the state.
In 2004, Mr. Chaumette was named as one of the Five Outstanding Young Houstonians by the Houston Junior Chamber of Commerce and one of the Five Outstanding Young Texans by the Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce. That year, he was also selected as a Volunteer of the Year by both the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council and Volunteer of the Year of Aspiring Youth of Houston. In 2005, Mr. Chaumette was named to Visitors Committee of the South Texas College of Law in Houston. In 2003, Mr. Chaumette was admitted into the Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas because of his commitment to pro bono work. In 2006, Mr. Chaumette was named one of the 500 New Stars by Lawdragon.com. He has also been named “Texas Rising Star” and a "Super Lawyer" by Law & Politics Magazine.for several consecutive years.
Mr. Chaumette has also been the President or Chair of several organizations, including the Houston Young Lawyers Association, Leadership Houston, and the Houston Lawyers Foundation, and First Colony Little League.
Education & Bar Admittance:
Mr. Chaumette is admitted to practice before the state courts of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Southern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas and the District of Colorado, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court. Dave received his J.D. degree from the University of Chicago Law School, his M.S. degree from Stanford University (Aeronautics/Astronautics), and his B.S.E., cum laude, from Princeton University.