David E. Little

Of Counsel

Email Address: dlittle@germer-austin.com

Phone: 512.472.0288

Location: Austin Office


David E. Little attended the University of Texas for undergraduate studies and law school, graduating in 1989 with a History degree, and in 1992 with a Doctor of Jurisprudence.  In his twenty years of practice, David has served in both the public sector and privately with firms in Austin.  He began as a Second Lieutenant on active duty with the United States Marine Corps, where he served primarily as a Judge Advocate, and continues his affiliation with the Corps as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Reserves.  David was at the Austin office of Brown McCarroll from 1996-1999, and joined the firm of GERMER in 2000.  Currently, he is of counsel and maintains a general civil litigation practice, focusing on medical malpractice, employment litigation defense, and construction law.  His trial experience includes both civil and criminal matters, and he has participated in the defense of major products liability, commerical litigation, and toxic tort cases throughout the state of Texas.  David was designated a “Texas Rising Star” byTexas Monthly Magazine in 2006 and 2007.  He is licensed to practice in the Supreme Court of Texas, all Texas Courts of Appeals, all Texas trial courts, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, all United States District Courts in Texas, and all United States Military courts.  He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Austin Bar Association, Judge Advocate’s Association, and Texas Association of Defense Counsel.

David primarily practices in the areas of general civil litigation, medical malpractice, employment litigation, construction law and personal injury defense litigation.


Professional Background

  • Joined Germer Beaman & Brown in 2000
  • Judge Advocate U.S. Marine Corps 1993

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas – 1992
  • Admitted to practice before the following courts:
    • All Texas state courts
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
    • United States District Court for the Western, Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of Texas
    • All United States Military Courts


  • University of Texas School of Law
    • Juris Doctor – 1992
  • University of Texas
    • Bachelor of Arts – History – 1989

Recognitions and Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5
  • “Texas Rising Star” as published in Texas Monthly Magazine, 2006-2007

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Austin Bar Association
  • Judge Advocate’s Association
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Texas Ex-Student’s Association (Life Member)
  • U.T. Letterman Association


  • Theology/Church
  • Family
  • Sports
  • Music

Civic Involvement

  • Sunset Canyon Baptist Church – Deacon
  • Austin Speech Labs – Board Member
  • Darrell K. Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium Veteran’s Committee – Member
  • Friends of Pound House Association – Board of Trustees


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