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undefinedMeet David E. Harris

Nationally Recognized Trial Attorney

David Harris is widely regarded as one of the top trial lawyers around the country amassing multiple multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients. As a talented and zealous trial advocate, Mr. Harris uses his successes in the courtroom to speak out for those who have been harmed at the hands of others. His successes are unparalleled in the representation of his clients, including many eight and nine figures settlements and verdicts.

Today Mr. Harris’ practice includes a wide variety of catastrophic personal injury and death cases, involving automotive and tire product defect litigation, commercial trucking litigation, refinery and workplace accidents, and oil and gas litigation. Mr. Harris also works on investigating and prosecuting accidents involving aircrafts and helicopters that have claimed the lives of innocent passengers occurring in both the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Harris holds his own pilot’s license and uses his unique personal knowledge of aviation to help him in the representation of his clients.

Mr. Harris has a specific focus on automotive defect litigation and he has placed a special emphasis on the development and implementation of critical vehicle safety systems to protect human life. Mr. Harris is a staunch advocate for making safety devices standard equipment on vehicles and has published several papers exposing the history of the automotive industry’s long-time knowledge of the life-saving potential of safety systems before offering consumers advanced safety technology.

Mr. Harris is also a strong advocate for victims of human trafficking. He is passionate about making a difference and has taken a stand against companies who benefit from the sexual exploitation of these victims. By filing some of the first lawsuits of this kind in the county, he demands that each victim has a voice and a chance to be heard. Mr. Harris’ work has been instrumental in bringing down the communication chains that profit off of these victims such as Through his work in requiring implementation of proper training and security measures in venues such as hotels and truck stops, he hopes to put a stop to this horrendous crime.

The representation of his clients has no geographical limitation as Mr. Harris has represented clients in all fifty states and in Central and South America. Mr. Harris is dedicated to representing the injured against the largest corporations in the world and holding them accountable for the wrongs they have committed.

Mr. Harris is an advocate for wildlife and habitat conservation, serving on the State Board for the Coastal Conservation Association and as a District Chairman for Ducks Unlimited.

Want to learn more about how Attorney Harris and our team can help you seek justice? Schedule your free case evaluation today.


  • Juris Doctorate – South Texas College of Law


  • Named a Superlawyer at the age of 33
  • Member of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the nation by the National Trial Lawyers
  • Selected as Top 1% of Lawyers by Top American Lawyers
  • Member of the Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers

Activities and Affiliations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • Corpus Christi Bar Association
  • Corpus Christi Young Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • State Board for the Coastal Conservation Association
  • District Chairman for Ducks Unlimited
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association

Former Client Testimonials

  • “I don't know how you do the job you do, but I'm so thankful for people like you.”

    Laura Rund

  • “First of all, we don't know how to thank SHHB. You guys did a terrific job for us. Sometimes we think that our boys sent you guys to us for help. We appreciate everything you did for us and you guys will be a part of our lives forever.”

    The Chuyito Family

  • “SIco Hoelscher Harris should be commended for recognizing the opportunity for a winning case even though (another attorney) turned it down and you had a short time frame to work within. Furthermore, I appreciated your professional manner and you”

    Wm. E. (Bill) Martin

  • “After my accident, my life was turned upside down. I had to place a tremendous amount of trust in SHHB during a vulnerable time in my life - and I am so glad I did. You delivered justice against great odds. You also brought about much-needed closure for me”

    Rose Munoz

  • “After a lapse of nearly four years, I discovered that my former business partners had intentionally mislead me and convinced me to sell out of a business for a few hundred thousand dollars, which they sold for over $16 million four months later. After a pr”

    John Jalufka