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David C. Williams Jr.

Senior Attorney


Practice Areas

Catastrophic Injury & Wrongful DeathInsurance CoveragePremises LiabilityTrucking Litigation

Education

  • University of Alabama (B.S., 2002)
  • Cumberland School of Law at Samford University (J.D., 2005)

Biography

David Williams ("Dave") joined the firm in May 2016 as a senior attorney in the firm’s general litigation practice group in Birmingham, Alabama. His practice focuses primarily on trucking litigation, general civil litigation, insurance coverage defense and premises liability. Mr. Williams has successfully litigated, mediated and arbitrated cases in federal court and throughout the state courts of Alabama. Mr. Williams serves his clients’ needs from pre-lawsuit consultation to discovery and through trial. He has several reported cases affirming summary judgments he received for his clients. Also, he has been involved in several jury trial defense verdicts.

Mr. Williams received his B.S. in Health Care Administration from the University of Alabama in 2002 and was inducted into the Anderson Society which is awarded to the top 25 seniors. He also served as a member of Capstone Men & Women, the official ambassadors for the university. Mr. Williams then attended Cumberland School of Law at Samford University receiving his J.D. in 2005. After law school, Mr. Williams spent a year clerking for the Honorable Bruce E. Williams, Presiding Judge of Madison County, Alabama.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Williams practiced for another Birmingham defense firm for 9 years where his primary focus was general civil defense litigation and premises liability.

Representative Reported Cases:

  • Tasha Robinson v Sovran Acquisition Limited Partnership et al., 70 So.3d 390 (Ala.Civ.App. 2011). Prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment in a premises liability case in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama concerning whether a storage facility was negligent, wanton, fraudulent and deceitful when unknown criminals broke into the storage facility and stole the Plaintiff’s property while the storage facilities’ surveillance cameras were inoperable. Affirmed by the Alabama Civil Court of Appeals.


  • Ex parte Aaron’s Sales & Lease Ownership, Inc., et al., 170 So.3d 725 (Ala. 2013). Prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment on claims for violation of the Federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act, 47 U.S.C. § 227 and invasion of privacy resulting from telephone calls to a customer’s cell phone by the first party creditor, Aaron’s. Certiorari denied by the Alabama Supreme Court.



Memberships

  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Defense Lawyers Association

Bar Admissions

Alabama (2006)


Awards & Recognitions

  • Student Bar Association Representative
  • National Trial Team while at Cumberland School of Law
  • 2013 IADC Trial Academy graduate

Interests/Additional Information

David and his wife, Carlee, live in Homewood, Alabama and enjoy traveling, going out to eat, and watching Netflix.


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