DAVID S. STRITEPartner



About

DAVID STRITE’S primary practice area is insurance defense litigation in matters of negligence and tort claims, workers’ compensation, medical and professional negligence, product liability, premises liability, and insurance coverage. He has successfully litigated civil cases of all types and sizes throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky and Indiana. Dave graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s degree and from University of Louisville School of Law with a Juris Doctorate. He is the ultimate sports fan and general enthusiast, who keeps the spirit of friendly competition fresh and alive in everyone around him. He currently serves as Secretary of the Executive Committee at Summit Academy and coaches youth soccer. Dave and his wife, Lisa, have a busy household that includes their two children, Matthew and Meghan, and one faithful Labrador, Stella.

Professional Background

  • Attorney/Partner– O’Bryan, Brown & Toner, PLLC, Louisville, Kentucky, October 1991-present

Insurance defense litigation including trial of cases involving matters of negligence and tort claims, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, product liability, premises liability, and insurance coverage.

Honors and Awards
2019 The Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants and Insurance Law

Recognized in Best Lawyers since 2012

Recognized in Louisville Magazine’s Best Lawyer and Top Lawyer issues, 2008, 2009, 2011-2016 for personal injury, worker’s compensation and insurance-defense.

Kentucky Super Lawyers, 2007-2019

Rated AV Preeminent for Highest Level of Professional Excellence.

Educational Background
J.D. University of Louisville School of Law; Law Review, Journal of Family Law; Staff Writer, Louisville Law Examiner; Delta Theta Pi.
B.A. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Court Admissions
Supreme Court of Kentucky Supreme Court of Indiana
United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
Southern District of Indiana

Professional Memberships
Kentucky Bar Association
Indiana Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Kentucky Defense Counsel
Defense Resource Institute

Trial & Professional Board Results

April 26, 2019

David S. Strite and Chad J. Bradford obtained a defense verdict in favor of an otolaryngologist [...]

July 12, 2018

David S. Strite and Chad J. Bradford obtained a defense verdict in favor of a pediatrician and [...]

May 15, 2014

David Strite and Benjamin Weigel successfully defended a Lexington, Kentucky orthopedic surgeon [...]

August 30, 2013

David Strite and Joseph Klausing recently defended a family practitioner in Marion Superior [...]

August 23, 2013

David Strite and Mark Hammond successfully defended an Evansville, IN based anesthesiologist in [...]

July 26, 2010

David Strite, Joseph Klausing and Benjamin Weigel obtained a directed verdict on behalf of [...]

June 26, 2009

Donald Brown, David Strite and Benjamin Weigel successfully defended a local internal medicine [...]

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