David A. Coulson

David A. Coulson

Winston & Strawn LLP

Recognized since 2010

Miami, Florida

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

Litigation - Securities

Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants

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David A. Coulson is a business litigator and trial lawyer who focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation and products liability actions in federal and state courts. In addition to prevailing in major cases through dispositive motions, David has tried numerous jury trials to favorable verdicts and has wide-ranging arbitration experience. He is also a skilled problem-solver who searches for cost-effective and creative solutions to help clients achieve results consistent with their business objectives.


  • 200 South Biscayne Boulevard
    Miami, FL 33131


  • University of Miami School of Law, BA, graduated 1985

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar
  • Illinois, Illinois State Bar Association


  • American Bar Association - Member
  • GableStage Theater at the Biltmore, Board of Directors - Board Member
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital Foundation, Board of Directors - Board Member
  • Spellman-Hoeveler American Inns of Court, Board of Directors - Board Member

Federal Clerkships

  • United States District Court

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Litigation - Securities
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants


  • AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5
  • National Law Journal, "Top Defense Wins of 1999," May 2000
  • Daily Business Review, "Most Effective Lawyer Award," Corporate/Securities Litigation, 2007
  • The Legal 500 United States, one of the leading lawyers nominated by corporate counsel in Securities Shareholder Litigation: "David Coulson... is praised [by clients] for doing an exceptional job," 2007
  • Florida Trend magazine, "Legal Elite," Products Liability, 2007
  • Law360 "Product Liability Practice Group of the Year," 2011
  • Super Lawyers magazine, Florida Super Lawyers, 2006-2013
  • Chambers USA Guide, 2012-2013
  • The Legal 500 United States, 2013
  • South Florida Legal Guide, "South Florida's Top Lawyers," 2011-2014

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