David Koehler

David F. Koehler

Phone:(501) 688.8876
Location: Little Rock
Bar Admissions: Arkansas

David Koehler focuses his practice on counseling and defending clients in complex tort and personal injury matters, assisting clients in all phases of a matter — responding in the immediate aftermath of an incident, in litigation, through trial and beyond. He represents a wide spectrum of businesses and industries, from Fortune 100 companies to privately owned businesses. David has extensive experience litigating products liability, insurance bad faith and coverage, medical malpractice, and ERISA matters. He also represents corporate clients and business owners in commercial disputes, including construction, property and contract cases.


  • Counseled national insurance carrier in complex wrongful death case involving coverage and bad faith issues.
  • Represents insurance carriers in state and federal interpleader and declaratory judgment litigation.
  • Successfully defended public entities and quasi-public corporations in Freedom of Information Act litigation.
  • Extensive experience drafting dispositive and pre-trial motions in state and federal courts and appellate practice before the Arkansas Supreme Court and Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Obtained unanimous jury verdict in defense of Fortune 100 retail store client in malicious prosecution and abuse of process lawsuit.


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law J.D., cum laude (2014)
  • University of Arkansas B.A., English Literature and Anthropology (2011)

Professional Recognition

  • The Best Lawyers in America©: "Ones to Watch" Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants (2021)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyer Rising Star: Civil Litigation Defense (2017-2019)
  • Graduate, International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Trial Academy (2018)
  • Graduate, Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXXII


  • Member, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Member, Pulaski County Bar Association
  • Member, William R. Overton Inn of Court
  • Member, VOCALS (Volunteer Organization, Center for Arkansas Legal Services)
  • Member, Rotaract Club of Little Rock
  • Board of Directors, Wolfe Street Foundation 
  • Board of Directors, Leaping Beyond Adaptive Sports Camps
  • Board of Directors, U of A Lambda Chi Alpha Housing Corporation
  • Past President, Catholic High School Young Alumni Board
  • Former Assistant Coach, Catholic High School Mock Trial