David McDowell is the Partner and Director of the Litigation Department at Rose Law Group pc. He was born and raised on a farm in Southwest Washington, where he learned the value of hard work and persevering until the work was done. He began his first business at age 12 selling seedling vegetables out of a greenhouse he and his grandfather built. He attended Washington State University and studied business administration with a focus in cost accounting. He graduated with honor in the top 15% of his class. He completed his Juris Doctorate in 1994 at University of Oregon and University of Idaho where he also graduated with honors in the top 10% of his class.
David practiced in Oregon and Washington for six years litigating real estate disputes and handling business and real estate purchases and sales. While in Washington and Oregon, David worked closely with several companies doing turn-around work on retail and industrial properties. David’s accounting background allowed him to assist his clients with managing the profitability of the projects as well as developing creative solutions to financing, tenanting, refurbishing, and selling the projects.
In 2001, David moved to Arizona at the request of a client to continue turn-around work. In Arizona, David began building his litigation practice. While litigating cases, David continued his transactional practice including real estate and business transactions, entity formation, stock and asset purchases and sales, commercial financing, commercial leasing, and contract negotiation and drafting. David has managed two law firms since 2005.
David joined Rose Law Group pc in 2014, bringing his extensive experience litigating commercial and contract disputes, ADA accessibility claims, ADA compliance, ADA professional liability claims, product liability claims, construction defect claims, indemnity and insurance claim, and personal injury and wrongful death claims arising from automobile accidents, trucking accidents, construction site accidents, consumer and commercial products, and premises liability along with providing employment law services. David’s education and background allows him to focus on cost-effective and creative solutions in litigation consistent with his client’s business objectives.
In recent years, David’s practice has focused on meeting the needs of local and national retailers. In addition to handling personal injury claims arising from premises accidents, automobile accidents, and commercial trucking accidents, David has assisted clients with subrogation claims, CAM reconciliations, landlord disputes, indemnity claims against landlords and product manufacturers and distributors, and lease negotiation. David’s litigation and transactional experience has allowed him to develop a one-stop-shop for retail clients.
David is licensed to practice in Arizona state and Federal courts, Washington state and Federal courts, and in Oregon.
In his free time he enjoys remodeling homes for resale, fly fishing, and running.
In The News
David McDowell Has Been With The Rose Law Group Since 2014 By Rose Law Group Reporter (SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) David McDowell,the Director of the Litigation Department at Rose Law Group pc, as well as a partner in the firm, has been selected by Arizona Governor Doug Ducey to serve as a Maricopa County Superior Court Judge. McDowell practiced law in Oregon and Washington
Governor Ducey Appoints Rose Law Group partner David McDowell and Stasy Click To The Maricopa County Superior Court
By Rose Law Group Reporter PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointments of David McDowell and Stasy Click to the Maricopa County Superior Court. These appointments are to fill vacancies created by the retirement of Judges Douglas Gerlach and Jeanne Garcia. David McDowell has been a partner at Rose Law Group pc since 2014 and serves as the head
(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Rose Law Group Attorney David McDowell, Madelaine Braggs | Rose Law Group Reporter Exclusive The first ruling was issued Thursday in the legal challenge filed after the enactment of Proposition 208, which Rose Law Group attorneys argue is unconstitutional. The motion for temporary
Amazon to suspend operations in France over coronavirus dispute; move will ‘affect everyone,’ says RLG Partner and Litigation Dept. Director David McDowell
By Liz Alderman | New York Times PARIS — Amazon said Wednesday that it would temporarily halt its operations in France after a court ruled the company had failed to adequately protect warehouse workers against the threat of the coronavirus and that it must restrict deliveries to only food, hygiene and medical products until it addressed the issue. Amazon contested
Should I reduce my labor force to get through these tough economic times? Rose Law Group Partner and Litigation Department Director David McDowell advises against ‘hasty decisions.’
By David McDowell, Partner at Rose Law Group Many employers faced with a significant slow-down of their business are asking whether they should reduce their workforce to weather the tough economic times. But hasty decisions motivated by cash flow issues can have serious consequences. If you intend to apply for a loan under the new stimulus package reduction of your labor force
Rose Law Group Coronavirus Task Force Working with Biz and Non-Profits on Access to Stimulus Funding
Rose Law Group Reporter Staff Rose Law Group is worrying about you, your family, coworkers and friends health. As we were founded by a near germophobic Jordan Rose, this is something we are taking seriously. The day the virus was announced in America we formed a Coronavirus Task Force to identify issues relating to the virus that might become relevant to the business