Mr. David Lee Brown, Jr.

Mr. David Lee Brown, Jr.: Attorney with Watkins & Eager
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  • Lakeshore Park Plaza Office Building, 2204 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 114, Birmingham, AL 35209
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David’s law practice is focused in the areas of automotive, product liability, healthcare litigation, pharmaceutical and medical device, recreational vehicle, industrial and heavy equipment, appellate advocacy, insurance litigation and general tort litigation. In addition to Alabama, David has litigated cases in Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Arkansas. He has served on the boards of several local schools and currently is a member of the Shades Valley YMCA Board of Managers.

Honors & Recognitions

•AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubbell
•International Association of Defense Counsel
Super Lawyers (Personal Injury Defense: Products)
Birmingham Magazine, Rising Star
B-Metro Magazine, Top Flight Lawyer
•Alabama State Bar Leadership Forum, 2007


•David L. Brown, Jr. and Emily S. Walters Co-Author Article for April 2018 IADC Medical Defense and Health Law Committee Newsletter
IADC Committee Newsletter, 04.09.2018

Articles & Publications

4 Tips for Addressing Electronic Health Record Claims [Authors: David Brown and Emily Walters]
Law360 Newsletter, 08.08.2018
Discovery of Electronic Medical Records, Audit Trails, and Metadata [Authors: David Brown and Emily Walters]
IADC Newsletter, 04.2018
Alabama Supreme Court Evaluates Ala. R Evid. 702(b)/Daubert in the Context of Crashworthiness Cases [Authors: David Brown and Patrick Strubel]
IADC Newsletter, 09.2017
Location Matters: Venue Can Play a Big Role in Corporate Suits [Author: David Brown]
Birmingham Business Journal, 10.14.2011
• Preservation Time: Steps to Avoid Spoliation - Litigation Management Magazine, 2013
• Cleaning Up Your Image - Litigation Management Magazine, 2014
• Manufacturer Liability for Used Durable Medical Equipment - Litigation Management Magazine, Winter 2017


• Advanced Strategies for Success in Mediation, CLM Training Session
• Advoiding Spoliation Landmines in Product Liability Cases, 2013 CLM Product Liability Conference
• Building Your First Line of Defense - Frontline Strategies to Prevent Product Liability Claims, 2014 CLM Product Liability Conference
•Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, Claims College School of Casualty Claims, Baltimore, MD (2016)
•Claims College Mock Trial, 2015 and 2016, CLM
• Effective Investigation of Product Liability Claims, 2012 CLM Annual Conference
• ETHNICS - Advanced Issues in Dealing with Social Media: Ethical Concerns and Admissibility Pitfalls, 2015 CLM Annual Conference
• Evaluating Additional Insured Coverage and Contractual Indemnity Issues, CLM Training Session
•Selection, Use and management of Expert Witnesses, CLM Training Session
• And Now, the Law, 2018 Emerging Issues in Motor Vehicle Product Liability Litigation, 2018 ABA CLE Session

Areas of Practice (18)

  • Employment and Labor
  • Employment and Labor Litigation
  • Healthcare
  • Agreements and Compensation Models
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Professional Liability - Medical Practitioners
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Litigation
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
  • Product Liability
  • Automotive, Industrial, Heavy Equipment and Recreational Vehicles
  • Consumer Products
  • Warranty-Lemon Law
  • Professional Liability
  • Medical Practitioners

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
University Attended:
University of Alabama, B.A., 1998
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, J.D., 2001
Year of First admission:
U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama; 2001, Alabama; United States Supreme Court

Professional And Community Involvement

•Alabama Defense Lawyers Association (Inaugural Diversity Task Force)
•Alabama Lawyers Association
•American Bar Association
•Birmingham Bar Association
•Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (National Co-Chair of the CLM Diversity and Inclusion Committee)
•Defense Research Institute
•Magic City Bar Association
•Shades Valley YMCA Board of Managers

Birth Information:
Cleveland, Ohio

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (8 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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Birmingham, Alabama

  • Birmingham, AL
    Lakeshore Park Plaza Office Building , 2204 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 114
    Birmingham, AL 35209

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