David J. Younker
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David J. Younker

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David J. Younker
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David J. Younker, a member of GDCR’s litigation practice, has experience both locally and nationally litigating matters related to high-exposure complex litigation, premises liability, business disputes, intellectual property, professional liability and licensure (including medical, dental, and pharmaceutical matters), transportation, appellate law, fiduciary issues, products liability and fraud.

Practice
Education
J.D., University of Georgia
M.A., Education, University of Georgia
B.A., Political Science, University of Georgia
Admissions
Georgia Bar
Georgia Supreme Court
Georgia Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Professional Organizations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Georgia (Member)
    Cobb Bar Association
  • Johnson Ferry Baptist Church (Active Member)
    Youth Basketball Coach
    Keyboard/Piano Player
Practice
Education
J.D., University of Georgia
M.A., Education, University of Georgia
B.A., Political Science, University of Georgia
Admissions
Georgia Bar
Georgia Supreme Court
Georgia Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Additionally, David has worked with clients to develop strategies outside of litigation. He has regularly delivered education seminars and mentoring to groups to understand liability concerns, the legal process, corporate policy and procedure formation, contract/licensure considerations, public relations, and internal criminal investigations.  David’s clients have included the range of individuals to small businesses to large Fortune 100 companies.  Additionally, as a former prosecutor, David has extensive experience in the courtroom as well as wide-ranging experience in both civil and criminal law.

Practice
Education
J.D., University of Georgia
M.A., Education, University of Georgia
B.A., Political Science, University of Georgia
Admissions
Georgia Bar
Georgia Supreme Court
Georgia Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • Successfully trying many cases to jury trial representing various clients such as nurses, business owners, dentists, doctors, and companies.
  • Successfully completing complex mediations both pre and post-suit for both local and international companies dealing with business disputes, high exposure, and multi-jurisdictional litigation.
  • Handling over a dozen cases before various Georgia appellate courts, both criminal and civil cases.
  • Securing judgments for pharmacists and pharmacies related to claims of pharmaceutical malpractice, false arrest, and personal injury.
  • Securing judgments and dismissals for dentists and doctors related to claims of medical malpractice.
  • Securing judgments and dismissals for companies related to products liability and personal injury claims.
  • Assisting a hospital system in preparing and executing internal criminal investigations as well as public relations responses.
  • Examining contracts and handling related litigation dealing with restrictive covenants and licensing issues.
  • Evaluating licensure cases and appearing before professional licensing boards for professionals such as dentists, doctors, and nurses.
  • Prosecuting cases representing the State of Georgia on matters including armed robbery, kidnapping, white collar, and other felony matters.
Practice
Education
J.D., University of Georgia
M.A., Education, University of Georgia
B.A., Political Science, University of Georgia
Admissions
Georgia Bar
Georgia Supreme Court
Georgia Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia