David Baluk (J.D. ’11)

The law firm of Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Agosto,
Aziz & Stogner is proud to announce that David Baluk has joined the
firm as an Associate. David is dedicated to representing individuals
and family members who have been injured or killed as a result of
another’s negligence. His current legal practice focuses on a wide
range of personal injury matters, including catastrophic injuries,
workplace injuries, product liability, premises liability, wrongful
death, and 18-wheeler, commercial vehicle, and automobile
accidents. He is licensed to practice in Texas and is admitted to
practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern and
Eastern Districts of Texas and the United States Court of Appeals for
the 5th Circuit.
Prior to joining Abraham Watkins, David practiced at two prominent trial law firms in Houston, a

plaintiffs’ firm and a defense firm, where he litigated cases in over 23 states and obtained multi-
million dollar verdicts and favorable settlements on behalf of his clients. Throughout his legal

career, he has successfully litigated numerous automobile and trucking accidents,
pharmaceutical, premises liability, product liability, workplace injuries, toxic tort and chemical
exposure cases. He now applies this experience and the skillset he honed in courthouses
throughout the United States to his cases at Abraham Watkins.
Born and raised in New Jersey, David credits his blue-collar roots for his tireless work ethic. He is
a magna cum laude graduate of Washington and Lee University, where he graduated with a
degree in Economics and was inducted into Omicron Delta Epsilon, an International Economics
Honor Society. He later moved to Texas and attended the University of Houston Law Center,
serving on the board of the Houston Journal of International Law and earning the honor of Editor
of the Year. While attending law school, David was also a Law Clerk at Abraham Watkins, where
he received his first exposure to plaintiffs’ personal injury work.
David has been recognized on the Texas Rising Stars list since 2018. He is active in the legal
community as a member of the Texas Trial Lawyers Association, Houston Trial Lawyers
Association, Houston Bar Association, Houston Young Lawyers Association, and Texas Bar

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