Address: 1919 N. Flagler Drive, 2nd Floor, west-palm-beach, FL, 33407
Law Firm: Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather & Littky-Rubin
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|Areas of Practice||Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Accidents, Medical Malpractice|
|Description||David C. Prather is a board certified civil trial attorney and partner at Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather & Littky-Rubin. For more than 30 years, David has represented injured clients in high-stakes cases, earning several of the largest auto negligence and non-surgical verdicts in the firm’s history, including a $35.2 million medical malpractice verdict on behalf of the family of a brain-damaged infant and an $11.6 million verdict in a negligent credentialing surgery case. Focusing his practice on personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and auto negligence litigation, David has earned verdicts and settlements exceeding $150 million for his clients throughout Florida and the United States. In 2014 David was named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America in Personal Injury Litigation; an award that was published in the Miami Herald and The Wall Street Journal. In 2013 and 2014 he was a finalist for the Board Certified Civil Trial of the Year Award by the Board of Legal Specialization and Education. David is continually included in prestigious professional lists, including Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, South Florida Legal Guide, and Florida Trend magazine’s Legal Elite. He was appointed to the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission (JNC) in 2012 and 2014 by U.S. Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio, and is a past president of the Palm Beach County Justice Association. David is AV Preeminentâ„¢ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, which denotes the highest level of professional excellence and ethical standards in the legal industry. In 2016 he secured the 38th largest verdict in Florida and earned a place in the Top 100 Verdicts in Florida for that year. Previously serving as both an assistant public defender and assistant state prosecutor, David is an active member of the Palm Beach County legal and business communities, mentoring and helping to develop the next generation of professional and civic leaders. He is a board advisor and yearly sponsor of the F. Malcolm Cunningham Sr. Bar Association William M. Holland Scholarship Luncheon, and regularly speaks at schools throughout the county to students considering a career in law. International Career and Business Alliance, Inc. awarded David for his philanthropic and industry contributions, naming him among South Florida’s 100 Most Accomplished Black Professionals in Law and Healthcare. A fitting title, indeed, as David has assumed leadership roles on more than 15 committees and boards, including the Florida Board of Governors and local bar chapters. His popularity within the South Florida legal community continues to grow. He is currently serving as Vice Chair of Florida Bar Judicial Nominating Procedures Committee.|
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