David L. Bruce

David L. Bruce

Shreveport, Louisiana

David L. Bruce practices in the areas of railroad law, public utility and regulatory law, and defense litigation including employment law and insurance defense. He joined the firm in 2011 after receiving his law degree from Louisiana State University, where he was a Faculty Merit Scholar, an S.B.A. Academics Committee Chairman, and a Committee Member of Student Education Policies. He also received the CALI Award for the Highest Grade in the Legal Profession (Ethics). David received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University with honors and before joining the firm, he clerked with the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals.

Areas of Practice

  • Railroad law
  • Public utility and regulatory law
  • Environmental law
  • Insurance defense

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana


  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • J.D.
    • Honors: LSU Law Center Faculty Merit Scholar
    • Honors: Chancellor's List, Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Spring 2011
    • Honors: S.B.A. Academics Committee Chairman, 2010 - 2011
    • Honors: Student Education Policies Committee Member, 2010 - 2011
    • Honors: CALI Award for the Highest Grade in the Legal Profession (Ethics)
  • Louisiana State University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With Honors

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Shreveport Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel

Past Employment Positions

  • Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals, Law Clerk