David E. Haynes has been representing clients throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia as part of The Cochran Firm’s Washington, D.C. office since the firm’s founding in 2002. He has handled a wide variety of complex litigation matters and focuses his practice on contingency litigation on behalf of consumers, including injured Invokana consumers. He has significant experience handling a wide variety of legal matters, including cases involving dangerous drugs, products liability, mass tort, class action, medical malpractice, and product injury.
Education & Court Admissions
David received his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1994 with a double major in history and political science. He received his law degree from the University of Richmond in 1997.
- Washington D.C.
- U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
- U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
David is an active member of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C., where he serves on the Board of Governors and is co-chair of the Education Committee, the Maryland Association for Justice, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Association for Justice, among other organizations.
Leadership, Membership & Honors
In his years of practice, David has obtained over $100 million in recoveries for his clients as lead counsel through verdict, as well as settlement. He was recognized by the publication Virginia Lawyer’s Weekly as achieving one of the largest verdicts in Virginia in 2006, which was later upheld on appeal and collected.
Active in the community, David is a member of the Board of Directors of the Frederick B. Abramson Memorial Foundation, a not-for-profit charitable organization that provides scholarships for disadvantaged high school graduates going on to college and fellowships for law school graduates who accept non-profit public interest positions.