David M. Abdullah

Mr. Abdullah’s primary practice is in the area of personal injury. His practice also includes representing clients who have suffered serious and catastrophic injury, wrongful death cases, human and civil rights violations, product liability, contract disputes and select criminal defense matters. In his civil practice, he has represented the family members of victims of horrific and catastrophic events, including oil rig explosions and other industrial accidents. Mr. Abdullah has also represented individuals and classes who have been harmed by pharmaceutical products.

Mr. Abdullah is a veteran trial attorney and litigator. He gained invaluable trial experience as an Assistant District Attorney (“ADA”) for the Parishes of Orleans and Jefferson, where he spent the better part of a decade. He also served as an Assistant Special Counsel to the Judiciary Commission of Louisiana. Prior to joining The Wright Firm, Mr. Abdullah was a founding member and partner in a New Orleans based multi state law firm, practicing in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, civil rights, criminal defense, products liability, FLSA claims and pharmaceutical class actions.  He also spent four years at a local New Orleans AV-rated law firm practicing in the areas of occupational exposure and disease, products and premises liability, and wrongful death cases.

Mr. Abdullah is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, U.S. Eastern District of Louisiana, the American Bar Association. He is also an active member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.  Mr. Abdullah is admitted to practice in the State of Louisiana and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.

Aside from his vast legal experience, Mr. Abdullah has also served as a guest speaker at the American Association for Justice Annual Convention and has been a lecturer in Continuing Legal Education courses around the New Orleans area. He has also been a contributing columnist to the Louisiana Weekly newspaper.

Originally from Pensacola, Florida Mr. Abdullah graduated from Florida A&M University in 1996 and attended Tulane University Law School where he received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1999.


Managing Partner Attorney Eric A. Wright was recognized in the New York Times in 2018 by Lawyers of Distinction.


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New Orleans, LA 70170
Phone: (504) 525-5025



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