David R. Frohn



David Frohn has over 30 years of product liability and insurance litigation experience. He focuses his practice on the defense of domestic and international manufacturers of consumer and industrial products. He has extensive experience defending recreational vehicles and boats; personal watercraft; medical equipment, implants and devices; firearms; industrial tools and machinery; refinery and chemical plant process vessels; commercial transportation vehicles; electromechanical fire cause and origin. Admitted to practice in Louisiana and Texas, he practices in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and in Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification, he has tried nearly 100 civil jury trials to verdict as lead trial counsel. He is a Louisiana licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer with work experience as a Quality Control Engineer for the Boeing Company and as a lawyer with Exxon Company, U.S.A.


  • B.A., Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Tech
  • J.D., Loyola University, School of Law


Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc.(PLAC)

Diplomat, American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

Proctor in Admiralty, The Maritime Law Association of the United States

American Boat & Yacht Council, Inc.; National Society of Professional Engineers

Louisiana Engineering Society

National Fire Protection Association

Louisiana Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana

U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas

U.S. Supreme Court


Co-authored Louisiana Civil Trial Procedure, West Group, 1997

Served as contributing author for ``Exclusions of Improper Expert Testimony.`` Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. 1998

Louisiana Mediators