David J. Gutierrez

Associate
Contact
dgutierrez@yettercoleman.com
713.457.3084 | Houston, Texas
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Professional Summary

David’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation with experience in finance, banking, bankruptcy, and RMBS litigation. He received his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School where he served as Associate Editor of the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Public Affairs. David finished his joint degree at Penn by earning a Master of Science degree in Social Policy.

David maintains an active pro bono practice with experience assisting clients with prisoner rights litigation, immigration asylum proceedings, and small business legal consulting.

He clerked for Judge Jerome A. Holmes in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, Judge Drew B. Tipton in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, and Judge Janis Graham Jack in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Prior to joining the firm, David practiced with Mayer Brown LLP in New York.

Professional Honors & Affiliations
  • Member: The Federalist Society
Education & Professional Background
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D., 2018 (Associate Editor, 2016-2017, University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Public Affairs, UPenn Levy Scholar)
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.S., Social Policy, 2018
  • University of California - Los Angeles, B.A., History, summa cum laude, 2015
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Jerome A. Holmes, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, 2021-2022
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Drew B. Tipton, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2020-2021
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Janis G. Jack, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2019-2020
  • Admitted to practice: Texas, 2022; District of Columbia, 2020; New York, 2019