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Gibbs & Bruns LLP
SUITE 5300
United States


Associate, Gibbs & Bruns LLP


David Sheeren focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation.

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

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


David was named by Legal 500 a “Next Generation Partner” in Securities Litigation: Plaintiff, 2020; and recommended in Securities Litigation: Plaintiff, 2015-2020.  He was named a “Texas Rising Star” by Thomson Reuters’ Texas Super Lawyers, 2017-2020; and was featured in Texas Lawyer’s “Lawyers on the Rise,” 2017.


Harvard Law School, J.D., 2011 Program on International Financial Systems Prize, 2010 Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Executive Editor University of Pennsylvania, B.A., summa cum laude, 2006

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Securities litigation: plaintiff

(Next Generation Partners)

David SheerenGibbs & Bruns LLP

Based in Houston, Texas, Gibbs & Bruns LLP is a boutique litigation firm that has significant experience in securities cases, both for plaintiffs and defendants. It built its presence on a platform of cases involving residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) and has represented large institutional investors in disputes with JPMorgan, Bank of America, Citigroup, Lehman Brothers, and ResCap, recovering more than $16bn. Since then, the firm has has broadened its scope. Key partners Kathy PatrickDavid Sheeren and Sam Cruse are currently representing Fannie Mae in a suit seeking $800m in damages from nine banks for alleged manipulation of the London interbank offered rate (Libor) and other financial benchmarks.