Watters Wolf
Bub Hansmann

David P. Bub

Office Phone: 636.798.0572
Email: dbub@wwbhlaw.com
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Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Construction Liability
  • Coverage
  • General Liability
  • Other Areas
  • Premises / Dram Shop
  • Product Liability
  • Trucking / Transportation
David Bub is a nationally recognized trial lawyer who has successfully represented his clients in the areas of complex personal injury and property damage litigation, including premises liability, construction, transportation, products liability and various catastrophic injury lawsuits.

David Bub has spent his entire thirty-year law career as a trial lawyer in Missouri and Illinois, trying over 150 civil jury trial cases to conclusion and handling more than 50 appeals in both the state and federal courts. He has been the lead trial lawyer in numerous large exposure cases involving high profile clients where he has obtained defense verdicts in cases involving eight figure amounts in dispute. In 2022, David obtained a defense verdict on behalf of his client in a toxic mold case where plaintiff was seeking over $20 million in damages, ranking as one of largest defense verdicts obtained in Missouri. David has successfully represented commercial businesses, insurance carriers and individuals in a variety of areas, including the areas of premises liability, construction, products liability, insurance coverage and fraud cases.

David has also been honored with numerous awards throughout his career. Most recently, in 2022, he was honored by the Missouri Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (“MAMIC”) with their highest award, the MAMIC Lifetime Service Award recognizing him for his “exceptional service, contribution and support of the Missouri mutual insurance industry”. In 2021 and 2022, Missouri Lawyers Weekly recognized David on their annual “Power List” of the top 30 civil trial lawyers in the state.

Over the past three decades, David has also had dozens of his trial results recognized in Missouri Lawyers Weekly’s annual list of “Largest Defense Verdicts”. In 2012, he was awarded by Missouri Lawyers Weekly “Most Winningest Defense Attorney” recognizing him for having the most defense verdicts of any lawyer in the State of Missouri for that year. Since 2010, David has regularly been recognized by the national “Super Lawyers” publication as a “Super Lawyer” in the state of Missouri for his expertise in the areas of personal injury litigation.

Martindale Rating

AV® Preeminent ™


  • Saint Louis University (J.D., cum laude, 1993)
  • Saint Louis University (B.A., 1988)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit


  • Appellate Law
  • Arson-Fraud Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage Law
  • Premises & Retail Liability
  • Subrogation
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