David B. McCall Partner

Direct: 512.495.8869
Email: dmccall@dwmrlaw.com

With a legal career spanning nearly five decades, David is a highly respected and experienced attorney in oil & gas law, complex litigation, and nearly every conceivable form of dispute that can occur in the oil & gas industry.

David has successfully represented a diverse number of clients, including major corporations, independent operators, pipeline companies, and landowners in oil & gas, and title disputes, in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. Having prepared thousands of complex title opinions, David is an expert in title disputes and oil & gas related litigation. David is also well versed in the business of energy, having served for ten years as General Counsel of two publicly traded oil & gas companies.

David obtained board certification as an oil, gas & mineral law specialist from the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in 1986. David is, at the time of this writing, one of 376 attorneys in Texas who have obtained this certification.


  •  Board Certified in Oil, Gas & Mineral Law (1986)
    • Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • AV Preeminent Rating
    • Martindale-Hubbell
  • Multi-million-dollar judgments in oil & gas litigation
  • Speaker at various oil, gas & mineral law seminars
  • Author of “Pooling in Texas” and the General Land Office Audit Program from the perspective of the producer/lessee
  • Landmark verdict and settlement on behalf of historical Texas Gulf Coast Family. See Texas Monthly article by Celia Balli, Return to Padre (January 2001)


  •  McMurry University, Abilene, TX
    • Bachelor of Business Administration (1971)
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, Lubbock, TX
    • Juris Doctor (1974)
  • National Trial College (1991)
  • St. Edwards University, Austin, TX
    • Mediation Certificate (1991)


  •  State Bar of Texas (1974)
    • Licensed Attorney
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States Supreme Court


  •  Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Founding Fellow, Austin Bar Foundation
  • Member, Midland Petroleum Club
  • Associate Member, American Association of Professional Landmen
  • Member, Austin Professional Landmen Association
  • Phi Delta Phi
  • Member, State Board of Barber Examiners (1991-1997)


  • Texas Navy Admiral, Governor of Texas (1978)
  • Kentucky Colonel, Governor Andy Beshear (2021)


Duggins Wren Mann & Romero, LLP, is located in Austin, Texas. If you would like to learn more about our Firm, our professionals, or our ability to serve you, please contact us.

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