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David S. Cain Jr.

David S. Cain Jr.

As the lead and co-lead counsel in numerous cases that have resulted in multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements, David Cain’s reputation as a “litigation star” is well deserved. An “advocate’s advocate”, David, who was born in Memphis, Tennessee and was raised in Jasper, Alabama, has proven himself a skilled litigator at every stage in his career and his success in the courtroom has earned him an enviable reputation within the Alabama legal community as well as nationally.

David’s success in the legal field began at the University of Alabama School of Law where he graduated magna cum laude, and was recognized as a Hugo Black Scholar. David competed in numerous legal advocacy competitions during law school, receiving the Reuben H. Wright award for best advocate and being selected to both the Order of the Coif as well as the Order of the Barristers. After graduation from law school, David immediately began work in the courtroom as a champion of the rights of those who have been unjustly injured. His success in the courtroom was almost immediate, and he has been a part of dozens of important cases which have served as valuable benefits to the citizens of his community and state. David has been recognized by Benchmark Plaintiff as a “Litigation Star” while also being listed in Best Lawyers in America and in Super Lawyers. In 2010, David was recognized as one of Mobile’s Top Forty Under 40, and he maintains a Preeminent AV ranking amongst his peers and clients. David is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Alabama, as well as the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

David counts as one of his greatest achievements, the impact he has made in the lives of his clients, and the preparation necessary to ensure that his clients’ stories are heard, understood, and validated. In addition to devoting a significant amount of his time to ensuring the well-being of those clients, David is also very much involved in his community. As a graduate member of the 2010 Greater Mobile Leadership class, David has provided significant support to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and also served as a member of the Mobile County Bar Association Diversity Task Force. David has been a member of the Young Lawyers Executive Committee, the Alabama State Bar Executive Committee, a Member of the Board of Governors, and a member of Emerging Leaders of the Alabama Association for Justice.

David volunteers his time coaching Bayside Academy’s Youth Football teams, and also serves as a coach for two baseball teams in the Fairhope Youth Baseball League. When David is not coaching you can usually find him fishing with his 3 boys in the Gulf of Mexico.

RECOGNITION & AWARDS

  • Admitted to practice in all Alabama state and federal courts, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court
  • Listed in Chambers USA
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America® (2013-present)
  • Benchmark Plaintiff named him a "Litigation Star" in its national rankings of personal injury attorneys and for Alabama (2013-present)
  • Listed in Benchmark Litigation as a "Litigation Star" in its Alabama rankings of personal injury attorneys (2016-present)
  • Benchmark Litigation named him a "Future Star" in its rankings of Alabama attorneys(2014-2015)
  • Listed in Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top plaintiff attorneys in Alabama / Mid-South Region (2013-present)
  • Listed in Super Lawyers magazine as one of Alabama's Rising Stars (2010-2012)
  • Recognized by The National Trial Lawyers as a "Top 100 Trial Lawyer"
  • Recognized as one of Mobile's "Forty Under 40" (2010)
  • AV® Preeminent 4.9/5.0 Peer Rating
  • Hugo Black Scholar
  • Selected into the Order of the Coif
  • Selected into the Order of the Barristers
  • Finalist in the John A. Campbell Moot Court Competition, receiving the Reuben H. Wright award for best advocate

Education

  • Admitted to the Bar in Alabama in 2003
  • University of Alabama, J.D., magna cum laude, 2003
  • Auburn University, B.S., 1998

Affiliations

  • Certified Civil Trial Specialist, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Member of the Mobile County Bar Association (member of the Diversity Task Force)
  • Member of the Baldwin County Bar Association
  • Alabama State Bar (member of the Young Lawyers Executive Committee)
  • Member of the Alabama Association for Justice (member of the Board of Governors and the Emerging Leaders)
  • Member of the American Association for Justice
  • Member of the American Bar Association
  • Member of the Attorney's Information Exchange Group (AIEG)
  • Memver of the National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member of the Southern Trial Lawyers Association
  • Supports the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and is a graduate member of its 2010 Greater Mobile Leadership Class
  • Volunteers his time coaching Bayside Academy’s second, third, and fourth-grade football team
  • Serves as a coach for two teams in the Fairhope Youth Baseball League

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