David A. White
Mr. White was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1988 and is an AV-rated trial attorney. He has been selected as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer since 2019. Mr. White has extensive trial experience in civil litigation both in Massachusetts and nationally. He is a former prosecutor for the Essex County District Attorney’s Office. Mr. White is also admitted to the Rhode Island bar and the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts. His practice is focused primarily in the Superior Court and Federal Court.
Mr. White co-founded Davis & White, LLC in 1995 and is the firm’s Managing Partner. He concentrates his practice in the areas of product liability, wrongful death, premise liability and general liability. Mr. White has substantial experience in cases involving both commercial and personal lines; and has extensive experience defending both casualty and property claims. He represents and has represented self-insured national retailers including Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc., Petco Animal Supplies Stores, Inc., Dollar General, Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc. and J.C. Penney Corporation, Inc. in defense of civil litigation.
Mr. White’s practice over the past twenty-six years includes football helmet litigation involving catastrophic neck and brain injury on behalf of Schutt Sports; one of the two leading manufacturers of football helmets in the country. He has also served as lead counsel in muti-party wrongful death actions. Mr. White has been admitted as pro hac vice counsel in Alabama, California, Hawaii, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia; and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Eleventh Circuit.
Mr. White has developed a broad base of quality experts from both universities and the private sector. His litigation strategy centers around the retention of medical and scientific experts who are highly respected in their fields, whose opinions are published and supported by their peers, and whose expertise best fits his clients’ particular needs
Mr. White’s success is based upon the concept of providing experienced and competent legal services to his clients. He appreciates and values each of his clients, and responsiveness to the needs of his clients is a priority. Mr. White is an experienced trial lawyer and has had success in the courtroom trying cases to conclusion. He approaches every case from the outset as if it will ultimately be tried to conclusion.
Mr. White earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He earned his Juris Doctor from the National Law Center, George Washington University. Over the years, Mr. White has been very involved in his community of North Andover. He and his wife Suzanne have four adult children.