David Prather

David Prather

David Prather is a highly esteemed and award-winning attorney best known for his work on behalf of plaintiffs in personal injury, medical malpractice law and product liability litigation. In 2021 he was named “Lawyer of the Year,” in Personal Injury Litigation; additionally his work has earned him inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America(r) for 16 years.

Early Life and Education

Prather was born in Dallas, Texas and attended Highland Park High School before going on to earn his degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

David is an accomplished actor who has performed at numerous theatres nationwide. Additionally, he has served as a master teaching artist with the Music Center for more than two decades.

Through his career, Prather has assisted students in learning English and Social Science concepts through theater techniques. He has led numerous professional development workshops and institutes.

He is a writer and actor, appearing in films such as The Single Girls and Rabbit Test. Additionally, he has created original works for various art institutions. Additionally, he serves as narrator for Summer Sounds at the Hollywood Bowl and Holiday sing-a-longs with the LA Phil.

Professional Career

David Prather is a graduate of Princeton University and the American Conservatory Theatre, as well as an actor, writer, and master teaching artist. For two decades he has collaborated with the Music Center on its assembly programs “Poetry Jam” and “World of Myths,” which have been presented in schools nationwide.

He has hosted the LA Phil’s annual Holiday sing-along and entertained family audiences at the Hollywood Bowl for eleven years as Cap’n Dave. Additionally, he has written and performed original shows for numerous arts organizations such as The Getty Museum, Alley Theatre of Houston, San Francisco and Pacific Symphonies.

David is a senior partner with Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Littky-Rubin & Whitman and board certified in civil trial law. He represents clients in personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability litigation throughout Florida and the United States and has achieved numerous large verdicts and settlements for his clients.

Achievements and Honors

David Prather, a partner in Clark, Fountain, La Vista and Prather, Keen & Littky-Rubin law firm, is a board certified civil trial attorney with expertise in personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability litigation. A member of the Florida Bar since 2011, David serves on numerous boards and organizations dedicated to fostering diversity within legal services.

Prather is a graduate of Hunter College at the City University of New York and Rutgers University School of Law. He is also a member of the Florida State Bar, Palm Beach County and American Bar Associations.

He has been recognized for his accomplishments as a lawyer, including being named 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” in Personal Injury Litigation. Additionally, his peers selected him for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

Personal Life

David Prather is an accomplished musician, actor, writer and master teaching artist who has been with the Music Center for two decades.

Graduate of Princeton University and American Conservatory Theatre, he has been a popular host for Summer Sounds at the Hollywood Bowl as well as Holiday sing-alongs at Disney Hall. Additionally, he creates original assembly programs for organizations such as Performing Arts Center of Los Angeles County, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, College of the Canyons, and other arts organizations.

He was the husband of Teresa Lynn Smith Prather for 41 years. Together they were blessed with three sons: Jonathan James, Michael Dale, and Jeremy David. Survivors include their children and grandchildren as well as their brothers and sisters.

Net Worth

David Prather has been a board certified civil trial attorney for over three decades, specializing in representing injured clients. His victories include several significant verdicts for his clients – including a $35.2 million medical malpractice case on behalf of a brain damaged infant.

He recently secured a $11.6 million verdict in a negligent credentialing surgery case. As partner at Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather, Littky-Rubin & Whitman, Mr. Fountain has extensive litigation experience.

His net worth is estimated to be approximately $39 million as of 9 May 2014. He has made 18 trades of Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc stock since 2003.

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