David D.
Mackenzie

Dave is an experienced litigator who prides himself on maintaining a well-rounded civil defense practice. His clients include physicians, hospitals and long term care facilities, automobile, truck, and commercial vehicle insurers, local businesses, and national corporations. He has successfully defended cases involving allegations of medical malpractice, automotive liability, premises liability, and products liability. In addition to his work handling civil litigation, Dave also routinely represents physicians in Georgia medical board complaints and Medicare/Medicaid audit appeals. Dave enjoys spending his free time with his wife Sarah and their children: Graham (2.5) and Jaime (1).

Representative cases/experience

 

  • Defense verdicts in medical malpractice cases involving wrongful death, traumatic brain injuries, and nerve damage
  • Arbitration victories in cases involving wrongful death and significant injury at long term care facilities
  • Defense verdict in premises liability action against Georgia restaurant
  • Routinely represents insurers of trucks, vans, and other commercial vehicles
  • Significant experience in products liability cases involving medical products and electrical and HVAC systems

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Automotive/Trucking Defense
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Civil Appellate Practice
  • Physician and Hospital Related Litigation
  • Long Term Care Facility Litigation
  • Medical Board Representation
  • Medicare Audits

Education

  • B.A., American History, cum laude, Washington and Lee University (2006)
    • Captain of 2006 Baseball team
  • J.D.,Cum Laude, Washington and Lee University School of Law (2011)

Dave is an experienced litigator who prides himself on maintaining a well-rounded civil defense practice. His clients include physicians, hospitals and long term care facilities, automobile, truck, and commercial vehicle insurers, local businesses, and national corporations. He has successfully defended cases involving allegations of medical malpractice, automotive liability, premises liability, and products liability. In addition to his work handling civil litigation, Dave also routinely represents physicians in Georgia medical board complaints and Medicare/Medicaid audit appeals. Dave enjoys spending his free time with his wife Sarah and their children: Graham (2.5) and Jaime (1).

Representative cases/experience

 

  • Defense verdicts in medical malpractice cases involving wrongful death, traumatic brain injuries, and nerve damage
  • Arbitration victories in cases involving wrongful death and significant injury at long term care facilities
  • Defense verdict in premises liability action against Georgia restaurant
  • Routinely represents insurers of trucks, vans, and other commercial vehicles
  • Significant experience in products liability cases involving medical products and electrical and HVAC systems

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Automotive/Trucking Defense
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Civil Appellate Practice
  • Physician and Hospital Related Litigation
  • Long Term Care Facility Litigation
  • Medical Board Representation
  • Medicare Audits

Education

  • B.A., American History, cum laude, Washington and Lee University (2006)
    • Captain of 2006 Baseball team
  • J.D.,Cum Laude, Washington and Lee University School of Law (2011)

David D. Mackenzie

Representative cases/experience

 

  • Defense verdicts in medical malpractice cases involving wrongful death, traumatic brain injuries, and nerve damage
  • Arbitration victories in cases involving wrongful death and significant injury at long term care facilities
  • Defense verdict in premises liability action against Georgia restaurant
  • Routinely represents insurers of trucks, vans, and other commercial vehicles
  • Significant experience in products liability cases involving medical products and electrical and HVAC systems

David D. Mackenzie

  • 2015, 2016, 2017 Georgia SuperLawyers Rising Star
  • 2011 Charles V. Laughlin award recipient (for outstanding contributions to the moot court program at Washington and Lee University School of Law)
  • Vice-Chair, Moot Court Executive Board, Washington and Lee University School of Law

David D. Mackenzie

Admissions to practice

  • State Bar of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Georgia Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia

David D. Mackenzie

  • Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Georgia Bar Association

David D. Mackenzie

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Automotive/Trucking Defense
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Civil Appellate Practice
  • Physician and Hospital Related Litigation
  • Long Term Care Facility Litigation
  • Medical Board Representation
  • Medicare Audits

David D. Mackenzie

Education

  • B.A., American History, cum laude, Washington and Lee University (2006)
    • Captain of 2006 Baseball team
  • J.D.,Cum Laude, Washington and Lee University School of Law (2011)

David D. Mackenzie

Community Involvement

  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation
  • Baseball Coach, Northside Youth Organization