ATTORNEYS

David H. Luce

Member - St. Louis
Email dluce@bbdlc.com
Phone(314) 863-1500
Fax(314) 863-1877

David H. Luce concentrates his practice in general civil litigation, including commercial, employment and real estate disputes. Dave’s trial results include obtaining an $11.1 million jury verdict in favor of a Missouri manufacturer against its insurance carrier, obtaining a defense jury verdict in a race discrimination case in Missouri state court, obtaining a defense jury verdict in a business tort case where the plaintiff sought over $2 million and obtaining a jury verdict in favor of an executive who was sued for violating a non-compete agreement. In addition, Dave has handled a number of arbitrations of employment and commercial disputes and a variety of trials involving quiet title actions, regulatory disputes and restrictive covenants.

Prior to his association with Blitz, Bardgett & Deutsch, Dave was Associate General Counsel at Trans World Airlines, Inc., where he was responsible for managing all corporate litigation. Dave was formerly a senior member of the in-house legal department at Koch Industries, Inc. of Wichita, Kansas, the nation’s largest privately-held corporation.

Dave applies his 30 years of experience practicing law, both as an in-house attorney and in private practice, in providing sound advice and counseling to individual and corporate clients on a wide range of subjects.

In 2013, Dave was appointed by the Supreme Court of Missouri to serve as a member of the Regional Disciplinary Committee for Division 1 of Region X. He is a 1983 graduate of The Ohio State University and earned his law degree from the University of Kansas where he was a member of the Order of the Coif.

Dave was peer selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers® and in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America® for employment law/management.

Honors

2013 Appointed by the Supreme Court of Missouri en banc to serve as a member of the Regional Disciplinary Committee for Division 1 of Region X.

Education

J.D., University of Kansas, 1986
B.A., Ohio State University, 1983

Admissions

Missouri
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri
United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit
United States Supreme Court