David C. DeGreeff


Phone Number: 816.701.1183

4740 Grand Avenue Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64112

In Brief

Represented thousands of injured plaintiffs in pharmaceutical and product liability cases, as well as numerous other catastrophically injured plaintiffs

Appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee for multiple consolidated litigations

Recognized by the Kansas City Business Journal “Best of the Bar”

Recognized as a Kansas City “Super Lawyer”

Dave DeGreeff focuses his practice on civil litigation with an emphasis on complex pharmaceutical/medical device actions and catastrophic personal injury. Dave has successfully represented clients in all aspects of litigation, up to and through trial, including serving as primary counsel on numerous cases resulting in multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements.

Dave has been appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee and served on numerous committees for multiple consolidated litigations. He has been on the trial team for several complex medical device cases, including the first bellwether case in the In Re: Bard Filters Product Liability Litigation which resulted in a $3.6 million verdict for the plaintiff.

Notable Litigation

  • In Re: Benicar Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2606

    D.N.J. $358 million global settlement of more than 2,200 cases in MDL. David DeGreeff served as a member of the Science and Experts Committee and oversaw the Secondary Science Document Review. Jeff Kuntz was appointed to the Plaintiff’s Steering Committee for this case.

  • In Re: Bard IVC Filters Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2641

    Attorneys at Wagstaff & Cartmell worked on this case in which Tom Cartmell was appointed to the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee in the District of Arizona in front of the Honorable David G. Campbell. David DeGreeff also served as a member of the Medical Monitoring Class Action Committee for this MDL, and was recently appointed by the Judge to serve on the Common Benefit Fee Committee. He was

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  • In Re: Cook Medical, Inc., IVC Filters Marketing, Sales and Products Liability Litigation, MDL 2570 (S.D. Ind.)

    David C. DeGreeff is serving as a member of the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee.

  • In Re: Cordis IVC Filter Cases, JCCP 4977 ( Super. Ct. CA)

    David DeGreeff is serving as a Member of the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee. Other members of the Wagstaff & Cartmell team, including Thomas Rottinghaus are also involved in the case.

Practice Areas

Other Practice Areas

  • Product Liability
  • General Tort
  • Insurer Negligence/Bad Faith

Prior Work

Shamberg, Johnson & Bergman, Chtd., 2010 – 2014
Levy & Craig, PC, 2007 – 2010
Schmitt, Manz, Swanson & Mulhern, PC, 2005 – 2007
Husch & Eppenberger, LLC, 2003 – 2005


  • J.D., University of Missouri – Columbia School of Law, 2003
    • Missouri Law Review – Member
  • B.S., Washington University in St. Louis, 2000
    • Basketball Team – Captain
    • Phi Delta Theta Fraternity – Member
    • Two-Time College Basketball All-Conference Team Selection

Honors + Awards

Kansas City Business Journal “Best of the Bar”

Super Lawyers “Rising Star”

Kansas City “Super Lawyer”

National Trial Lawyers “Top 40 Under 40”

National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Trial Lawyers”