David was born and raised in Little Rock and is a proud graduate of Little Rock Central High, Washington & Lee University, and the University of Arkansas School of Law. David is a Member at the Rose Law Firm where he concentrates his practice in business, financial services, and class action litigation. He has represented public and private companies in a variety of matters involving breach of contract disputes, business torts, class action defense, shareholder litigation, director liability claims, business fraud, whistleblower and qui tam lawsuits, and in conducting internal corporate investigations. He represents financial institutions and other creditors in both litigation and restructuring and insolvency matters including cases involving commercial workouts, receiverships and bankruptcies. Prior to joining Rose Law Firm, David practiced at Bass, Berry & Sims PLC in Memphis, Tennessee. David and his wife, Frances, are both natives of Little Rock and have two daughters, Susan Grace and Elizabeth.

  • Hometown: Little Rock
  • Where you work: Rose Law Firm
  • What you do: Corporate, Commercial, and Class Action Litigation
  • How long you’ve been practicing law: Seven years
  • Legal mentor/attorney you most admire: My father (David Mitchell) and grandfather (Maurice Mitchell)
  • Favorite TV show: Game of Thrones
  • What you’ll do if you win big on the lottery: Charter a plane to Las Vegas for a big weekend with friends and family
  • Favorite meal in Little Rock: Lunch – Po-Boy at Maddie’s, Dinner – Brave New Restaurant
  • What you want to be when you grow up/some other profession you’d like to have: private equity investor
  • Best experience as an attorney: Every time I obtain a good result for a client.
  • First car: Jeep
  • Paper or electronic: electronic
  • Coffee or tea: coffee
  • Bloody Mary or mimosa: bloody mary
  • Dogs or cats: dogs
  • Favorite non-work activity/hobby: watching the Razorbacks and the Memphis Grizzlies, golf, snow skiing, and anything outdoors
  • Dream vacation: skiing in the Swiss Alps
  • What you’d do if you were king for a day: whatever I wanted!
  • Who will sit on the Iron Throne in Game of Thrones: Jon Snow will melt it while riding one of Daenerys’ dragons
  • Predictions for the upcoming Razorback football season: I’m optimistic that our o-line and defense will be better. I’ll say 9-3.
  • Most famous person you’ve met and how you met them: Bill Clinton whom I met through my grandparents, Betty and Maurice Mitchell.
  • Favorite thing about Little Rock: The diversity.
  • Favorite thing about PCBA: great CLE offerings
  • Favorite book: Anything by John Grisham
  • A little known/fun fact about you: I met my wife while we were both newborns in the hospital.