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David Bricker is of counsel to Thornton Law Firm LLP.  He manages the firm’s California office where his practice focuses on birth injury and asbestos litigation.  Mr. Bricker is a graduate of Pitzer College in Claremont, California, where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.  He received his law degree from Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Mr. Bricker is admitted to practice law in the states of California, Illinois, and Massachusetts. In addition, he is admitted to practice before the First Circuit Court of Appeals, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States District Courts for the Northern District of California, the Southern District of California, the Eastern District of California, the Central District of California, the Northern District of Illinois, and the District of Massachusetts.

As a trial lawyer, Mr. Bricker brings to his clients more than twenty-five years of state and federal trial experience in complex civil matters, including toxic exposure litigation, birth injury litigation, asbestos litigation, product liability litigation, medical and professional malpractice litigation, railroad litigation and elder and dependent adult abuse litigation.  He has devoted a significant portion of his career to representing catastrophically injured individuals with an emphasis on representing injured children. Mr. Bricker has obtained numerous notable verdicts on behalf of his clients including a $17 million verdict in favor of a man left paralyzed by the negligence of a hospital’s neurosurgeon and a $32 million verdict in favor of a child severely injured by the negligence of a hospital’s delivery room staff.  He has also served as class-counsel in national products liability cases, most recently on behalf of nearly 4000 plaintiffs in the Caldera mesh litigation in the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

 

Bar Admissions

  • State of California, 1992
  • State of Illinois, 2014
  • State of Massachusetts, 2016
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California
  • United States District Court, Central District of California
  • United States District Court, Southern District of California
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts

Professional Associations

  • California Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
    • Professional Negligence Section
    • Railroad Law Section
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles

Pro Bono & Community Service

  • Physicians for Peace
  • Bet Tzedek, The House of Justice
  • Pro Bono Representation Panel for the United States District Court for the Central District of California