F. David Walker, Attorney at Law, works predominately in the litigation section at 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.
David attends to all aspects of litigation, from filing the initial complaint or answer to making closing arguments in front of a jury. In addition to his trial experience, he has been an effective advocate before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. He has a solid record of accomplishment for obtaining favorable results.
David also practices OSHA law. He has experience in defending businesses, large and small, from OSHA citations. After successfully completing an extended course of study, David is certified by OSHA, focusing on both general 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 workplace safety regulations and standards.
David was born in Bethesda, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C. He grew up on Navy bases around the world. He graduated from the University of Alaska in Anchorage in 2000 with leadership and academic honors. Before attending law school, David spent time working for the State of Alaska Department of Transportation to generate GPS maps of south-central Alaska.
David obtained his J.D. from the University of Maine in 2003. He 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.
Areas of practice
Speaking Engagements & Publications:
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”
Honorable Justice Paul L. Rudman, Maine Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, District of Maine, 2003
University of Maine School of Law
Portland, Maine, 2003
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Honors: cum laude
Law Review: Technology Editor, Ocean & Coastal Law Journal
University of Alaska
Anchorage, Alaska, 2000
B.A., Bachelor of Arts