Mr David Sheeren > Gibbs & Bruns LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Gibbs & Bruns LLP
SUITE 5300
United States


Partner, Gibbs & Bruns LLP


David Sheeren focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, with an emphasis on securities, structured finance, and energy disputes.

David is a member of the Gibbs & Bruns team that has recovered over $16 billion for investors in Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (RMBS).

David Sheeren is a joy to work with.
David Sheeren has excellent industry knowledge of securitization litigation issues.
Legal 500, 2022/2023

David is knowledgeable and accessible.
David Sheeren knows his stuff and I rate him very highly.
Chambers USA, 2022/2023

Prior to law school, David worked in the securities and finance practice of NERA Economic Consulting.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation: plaintiff

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David SheerenGibbs & Bruns LLP

Gibbs & Bruns LLP in Houston continues to handle cases related to mortgage-backed securities (MBS), the area in which it made its presence felt in the securities litigation market. Key partner David Sheeren recently won significant victories for PIMCO in cases concerning the calculation of termination prices owed in “clean-up calls” for legacy RMBS trusts, with more than $100m at stake. Also on behalf of PIMCO, Sheeren also secured a $242m settlement of RMBS claims with First Franklin and Bank of America. Standout partner Kathy Patrick, who has a stellar track record in high-stakes matters, secured $40m for key client Occidental Petroleum Corp. and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. in breach of contract litigation against Wells Fargo concerning the sale of Occidental shares. Partner Sam Cruse remains a prominent advisor to clients in the financial services and energy sectors. Cruse worked closely with Patrick on the $800m Libor suit against nine banks on behalf of Fannie Mae arising from alleged manipulation of bank borrowing rates.