David Schick is a trial attorney, having tried hundreds of cases before both juries and Judges. After spending ten years as a state and federal prosecutor, he entered private practice. He has represented Fortune 500 companies and individuals in both civil and criminal cases.
David was born in Wichita Falls, Texas and graduated from high school in Henrietta, Texas.
After high school, David attended and graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with an engineering route to business BBA degree. Upon graduating, David went to work for Cities Service Oil Company in Tulsa, Oklahoma for a year and a half. David then entered law school at the University of Texas, where he obtained a juris doctorate degree. While in law school, he clerked for the McGinnis Lochridge law firm in Austin.
Upon graduating law school, David worked for the Dallas County District Attorney’s office as an Assistant District Attorney under legendary District Attorney, Henry Wade. David next worked for the United States Department of Justice as an Assistant United States Attorney in charge of the Economic Crimes Division for the Northern District of Texas. In this position he was a part of the first federal effort to investigate and prosecute white collar crime.
Upon entering private practice, David became a founding partner of Sumner Schick in 1986.