David A. Palmer

Partner and Escrow Officer

David A. Palmer, a founding partner of Moses, Palmer & Howell, L.L.P., focuses his practice on commercial and business litigation in oil and gas, banking, construction, contract and appellate matters.

David is rated by his peers as AV Preeminent, the highest rating standard, by Martindell-Hubbell.  David has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters (2011-16) and a “Top Attorney” by Fort Worth, Texas Magazine (2007, 2012, 2015, 2016).

David is past Chair of the Tarrant County Bar Association’s Energy Section and has previously held other positions with both the Tarrant County Bar Association and the Fort Worth-Tarrant County Young Lawyers Association. He is a Sustaining Life Fellow of the Texas and Tarrant County Bar Foundations and a member of the Texas Aggie Bar Association, Texas Association of Defense Counsel and the Defense Research Institute.

Civically, David serves the community through his work with the Fort Worth Stock Show Syndicate and the Rotary Club of Fort Worth. He is the Past President of the Fort Worth / Tarrant County A&M Club and a proud supporter of Texas A&M athletics, currently serving as an Athletic Ambassador for the 12th Man Foundation. He also previously served on the North Texas Advisory Board for Learning Ally (formerly Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic).

David A. Palmer

Practice Areas



Oil & Gas

Real Estate




University of Texas School of Law
Austin, Texas


Texas A&M University
B.B.A., Accounting
College Station, Texas


Bar Admissions


United States Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th Circuit

Northern District of Texas

Southern District of Texas

Eastern District of Texas

Western District of Texas