Florida, Fla. (September 23, 2011) Four partners at the law firm of Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather & Littky-Rubin have been selected for inclusion in the prestigious publication, The Best Lawyers in America, for 2012. The attorneys are Mark Clark, recognized in the areas of personal injury litigation, products liability litigation and medical malpractice litigation, Donald R. Fountain, Jr., recognized in the area of personal injury,Nancy La Vista, recognized in the area of medical malpractice law, and David C. Prather, recognized in the areas of personal injury litigation representing both plaintiffs and defendants.
The distinction is one of the highest honors among attorneys, as it is based on a peer-review system with more than 3.9 million evaluations submitted this year.
Mark Clark, managing partner of the firm, has more than 25 years of experience specializing in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, products liability and medical malpractice litigation. He was first selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers more than a decade ago. Clark’s legal experience has resulted in numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients. Clark is a past president of the Florida Justice Association and is Board certified as a civil trial attorney by The Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Donald Fountain Jr. is one of the country’s foremost attorneys in the area of products liability litigation. A Board Certified civil trial attorney, he has handled hundreds of cases involving automotive design and manufacturing defects including defective tires, vehicle rollovers, seatbelts, airbags and occupant crash protection. Representing clients against almost every international automotive and tire manufacturer, Fountain has achieved multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements throughout Florida and the United States.
Nancy La Vista is a Board certified civil trial attorney who specializes in medical malpractice and products liability. She is also a critical care nurse. La Vista currently serves as treasurer of the Florida chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (FLABOTA) and past president of the Palm Beach County chapter of ABOTA, the first female president in its history. She was also recently named to the Florida Bar’s Civil Trial Board Certification Grade Review Panel.
David C. Prather is a Board certified civil trial attorney, concentrating his practice in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice and products liability litigation. He is recognized for his trial skills, and obtaining multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients. Prather was recently named to the new Judicial Nominating Committee (JNC) established by Senators Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio, and serves on the Board of Governors of the Florida Bar.