From 2008 - 2013 David was named one of Pennsylvania's "SuperLawyers." Furthermore in 2005, 2006 and 2007, David was named one of Pennsylvania’s “SuperLawyers Rising Stars” by his peers for his professional achievements. In addition, David was named to "Best Lawyers in America" in 2013 & 2014. David was also selected for membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts, awards and settlements for their clients. The award recognizes recipients’ excellence in advocacy. He was also recently admitted to The National Trial Lawyers, an invitation only professional association comprised of the top 100 trial lawyers from each state.
Recently, David has been instrumental in several of Pennsylvania’s biggest and highest profile cases. He was one of the lead attorneys involved in seeking justice for the victims of the so-called “Kids for Cash” judges who sent juveniles to detention centers in exchange for money. He also sued the governor of Pennsylvania and the state legislature for illegally eliminating the AdultBasic Care program, which provided low cost health insurance to the working poor at no cost to taxpayers. He also obtained an injunction barring a health insurance managed care organization from denying a first remission bone marrow transplant to a patient suffering from aggressive T-cell lymphoma.
David is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and all state and federal courts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of New Jersey. David belongs to the American Association for Justice, serves on the Boards of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and the Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association. David is also a Judge Pro Tempore in the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia.