David primarily represents injured workers throughout Alabama in workers’ compensation cases. David also handles civil litigation including personal injury, auto accidents, trucking accidents, contract disputes, employment issues, medical malpractice and wage and hour cases (FLSA).
David has been a member in good standing with the Alabama State Bar since 2002. David received his undergraduate degree in pre-law from the University of Alabama in 1998. He then graduated from Jones School of Law in 2002. David served as law clerk to the Honorable Tom King, Jr., Circuit Court, Jefferson County, Alabama in 2003.
David has earned an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell’s peer-review rating in civil practice, personal injury and workers’ compensation. An AV Preeminent rating is Martindale’s highest possible peer review rating. Peer review ratings attest to a lawyer’s legal ability and professional ethics and reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and judiciary.
David was selected as a Super Lawyer 2013 – 2019 by Super Lawyers Magazine. He was previously recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2010 – 2012. David was chosen by Birmingham Magazine as a Top Attorney in 2012 – 2016. David was selected by B-Metro magazine as a Top Attorney 2016-2019 and as a Rising Star Attorney in 2014. He was selected by BHM BIZ as a Top Lawyer in 2016. David received Avvo’s Clients’ Choice Award in 2012, 2014-2017 and was an Avvo Featured Attorney (Workers’ Compensation) for 2013.
In 2018, David received the President’s Award from the Workers’ Injury Law and Advocacy Group (WILG). The President’s Award is presented to individuals who go above and beyond the call of duty in service to WILG. In 2016, David was chosen as a Rising Star by WILG. David serves on the WILG Executive Committee and Board of Directors.
David serves on the Board of Directors of the Alabama Association for Justice (ALAJ) and is a Sustaining Member of ALAJ. David is past chairman of the ALAJ Workers’ Compensation Section. David is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Alabama Civil Justice Foundation (ACJF) and is a member of the Advocates of Justice Society for ACJF. He is a member of the Alabama State Bar’s Workers’ Compensation Section.
David previously served as Chair of the Birmingham Bar Association’s Workers’ Compensation Section. David is a past member of the Birmingham Bar Association Executive Committee and currently Co-Chairs the Fee Arbitration Committee. He is past chairman of the Fee Arbitration Committee and Member Services Committee (two times). David served on the Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers Section for multiple terms.
David served on the Board of Directors for Temple Emanuel, is Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for Heart Gallery Alabama and Chairs the Trustee Board for Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity at the University of Alabama.