David J. Sacks

David J. Sacks

Houston, Texas
(713) 863-8400
(713) 863-0502

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Law
  • Complex Business Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Teas Board of Legal Specialization

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • Texas


  • South Texas College of Law Houston, Houston, Texas
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1985
    • Honors: Order of Barristers
    • Honors: National Moot Court Champion, Phillip Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, from an academic institution that has been ranked first in the nation for advocacy training by the U.S. News & World Report
    • Honors: Law Clerk to John R. Brown, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
    • Law Review: South Texas College Law Journal, Technical Editor
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1982

Published Works

  • Co-author: “Preservation of Error in the Charge”, Texas Trial Lawyers Association, 1994
  • “Preservation of Error in the Charge,” HBA Appellate Practice Seminar, 1995
  • Author: “Supersedeas, Stays or Substitutes,” Appellate Practice Seminar, University of Houston Law Center, 1993, 1994
  • “How to Handle the DTPA Lawsuit Part II, The Trial – Jury Selection, Court’s Charge and Argument,” DTPA, Consumer & Insurance Law After Tort Reform Seminar, University of Houston Law Foundation, 1995, 1996

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Houston Bar Association, Member
  • Houston Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
  • State Bar of Texas