David D. Rapp



Practice Areas


  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • Fiduciary Duty Litigation
  • Franchise Litigation
  • Oil & Gas/Energy Litigation
  • Telecommunications Litigation



Corporate & Business Law

  • General Counsel for various small companies


  • Adoptions


  • J.D., Dedman School of Law, Southern Methodist University (2000)
  • Articles Editor, Southern Methodist University Law Review (1999-2000)
  • Southern Methodist University Law Review (1998-2000)
  • M.A.T., Secondary Education, Austin College (1996)
  • B.A., Business Administration, Austin College (1994)

Accomplishments & Affiliations

  • Admitted to Practice – State Bar of Texas (2000), all state and federal courts 
  • 15+ years experience in complex business litigation, construction and contract disputes, representation of bank and title companies, real property litigation, corporate ownership/governance litigation, railroad litigation and franchise disputes
  • Selected as a “Texas Rising Star” by Texas Monthly Magazine (2009), only awarded to 2.5% of Texas lawyers under 40
  • Selected as a “Top Attorney” in Civil Litigation by Fort Worth Magazine (multiple years)
  • Fellow – Texas Bar Foundation
  • Member – Tarrant County Bar Association, Parker County Bar Association
  • Member – College of the State Bar of Texas (2006)
  • Board Member – Adera Foundation (2016 - present)
  • Member – Our Community Our Kids Committee (2016-present)
  • Chairman – Young Life Board of Directors, Fort Worth (2011-2012)
  • Chairman – Young Life Annual Golf Tournament, Fort Worth (2001-2011)
  • Completed Trial Advocacy Training, National Institute for Trial Advocacy (2005)
  • Former High School Teacher and Coach, Fort Worth ISD 

Why do bad things happen to good people? That only happened once, and He volunteered.”
— R.C. Sproul