Los Angeles's Leading

Product Liability Firm

David R. Shoop

David Shoop is a nationally recognized lawyer, having previously tried and litigated numerous multi-million dollar cases on behalf of some of the world's largest corporations and their insurers. He now exclusively represents individual victims of personal injury, with emphasis in personal injury caused by defective products and medical devices. David Shoop is a trial lawyer that has recovered millions of dollars for injured victims of defective products and has multi-million dollar verdicts to his credit. David Shoop understands how insurance companies and manufacturers defend and evaluate their claims, and now he puts that knowledge and experience to work for you.

David Shoop has years of experience litigating matters involving defective products, medical devices, recalled medical devices, motor and recreational vehicles, street motorcycles, complex industrial machinery, conveyor systems and various consumer products. Such cases have included wrongful death, catastrophic personal injury, paraplegic injuries, permanent brain damage, limb amputations, burn injuries as well as property damage. In a recent, complex orthopedic injury case, the matter resolved for over $6 million at trial. David Shoop has significant experience in product design, testing, evaluation, development, biomechanics, physiology, as well as accident reconstruction and analysis. David has further served as lead trial counsel and he has litigated numerous fire and casualty cases, and has years of experience in fire cause and origin analysis and NFPA 921 standards application. In his most recent burn injury settlement, David Shoop obtained $3.5 million for his clients.

David Shoop has also coordinated complex litigation and product liability actions in numerous states across the country, inclusive of California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Michigan, Florida and New York. He regularly practices before federal and state courts and government agencies. David Shoop has recently resolved claims against a medical device manufacturer for $2,300,000.00. These claims involved implantable, Class III medical devices occurring subsequent to FDA recall. In addition to his product liability and medical device expertise, David Shoop recently obtained a $5,036,489.00 jury verdict against Peerless Insurance, a Liberty Mutual Company, for insurance bad faith. The verdict included an award of $3,500,000.00 in punitive damages as against Peerless Insurance for claims handling practices which the jury found to be in conscious disregard of the rights of its insured.

David received his law degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law in Cleveland, Ohio, and additionally served on active duty in the United States Army in both Karlsruhe and Hanau Germany. Prior to forming SHOOP | A PROFESSIONAL LAW CORPORATION, David was a partner in the oldest law firm in Beverly Hills, California.


  • Products Liability
  • Catastrophic Personal Injury
  • Defective Medical Devices
  • Recalled Medical Devices
  • Industrial Machinery
  • Complex Litigation
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Breach of Contract
  • General Business Litigation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Class Action
  • Construction Litigation
  • Medical and Professional Malpractice


  • California State Bar
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit


  • State Bar of California
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles
  • National Fire Protection Association ("NFPA")


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350 S Beverly Dr, Suite 330
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(866) 884-1717

What to Expect

As Our Client

At the Beverly Hills law firm of Shoop | A Professional Law Corporation, we truly believe that "This is Your Firm." You will not find a more balanced team of trial attorneys and legal professionals who genuinely care about their clients and deliver proven results. We have continued to successfully achieve high-dollar settlements for injured victims for more than 35 years combined.

  • Results-Oriented Legal Counsel

    Our firm has been recognized nationally and locally for achieving landmark results, including multi-million dollar recoveries!

  • Experienced Advocates

    Our team draws on more than 35 years of combined experience to help represent clients to the fullest extent of the law.

  • Client-Centered Service

    Our client services are focused on you, your rights, and your best interests. We proudly give the innocently injured a powerful voice.

  • Complimentary Consultation

    You can get started on your case today by calling us. We would be happy to review your case at no charge or risk to you.