F. David Walker, Attorney at Law, is the litigation section chair for Rudman Winchell. He focuses his practice on catastrophic personal injury defense, medical liability, product liability, personal injury and commercial litigation. David has acted as lead counsel in a wide variety of lawsuits in both state and federal court, attending to all aspects of litigation from the filing of the initial complaint or answer to making closing arguments in front of a jury.
In addition to his trial experience, David has been an effective advocate before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, with a solid record of accomplishment for obtaining favorable results. David also practices OSHA law and has experience in defending businesses, large and small, from OSHA citations. He has been certified by OSHA as having successfully completed an extended course of study focusing on both general industry and construction industry OSHA regulations. In addition to guiding clients through the OSHA inspection process, David provides legal advice to assist clients in complying with all regulations and standards pertaining to workplace safety.
David was born in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside of Washington D.C., and grew up on Navy bases around the world. He graduated from the University of Alaska in Anchorage in 2000 with leadership and academic honors. Prior to attending law school, David spent time working for the State of Alaska Department of Transportation on a project to generate GPS maps of south central Alaska. He obtained his J.D. from the University of Maine in 2003. David spent his first year after law school clerking for the Honorable Justice Paul L. Rudman of the Maine Supreme Court. In his free time, David serves as an officer in the Navy Reserves.
F. David Walker, IV's areas of practice:
Honorable Justice Paul L. Rudman, Maine Supreme Court
Author, Maine Section, “Business Torts: A Fifty State Guide”
Co-author, Maine Section, “Media Law Resource Center’s 50-State Survey”
Co-author, Maine Section, “Product Liability Desk Reference, A Fifty-State Compendium”