Florida, Fla. (May 31, 2012) – The six named partners at the law firm of Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Prather & Littky-Rubin have been recognized as Florida Super Lawyers for 2012. Only five percent of attorneys in Florida are recognized with this distinction. The attorneys are Mark W. Clark, Donald R. Fountain Jr., Nancy La Vista, David C. Prather, W. Hampton Keen and Julie H. Littky-Rubin. Firm associatePoorad Razavihave been recognized by Super Lawyers as Rising Stars. Just 2.5 percent of attorneys in Florida carry this privileged distinction.
Mark W. Clark is a Board Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and a Board Certified Trial Advocate who has more than 25 years of experience specializing in the areas of catastrophic personal injury, products liability and medical malpractice litigation. He has successfully litigated against every major insurance company, automobile manufacturer and tire manufacturer, and his 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 Chairman of the Florida Justice Political Action Committee.
Donald R. Fountain Jr. is a Board Certified civil trial attorney and one of the country’s foremost attorneys in the area of products liability litigation. 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 and a Board Certified medical malpractice lawyer who has more than 20 years of experience. Her successful track record includes receiving the largest verdict in Broward county in a medical malpractice claim, and one of the top 100 verdicts in the nation in 2008—a $35 million verdict on behalf of a brain-damaged child. She was named 2011 Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Palm Beach County chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA).
David C. Prather is a Board Certified civil trial attorney, specializing in the areas of personal injury, medical malpractice, products liability, wrongful death and auto negligence litigation. He has achieved numerous multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients and is recognized in the industry for his superior trial skills. He has been litigating cases in Palm Beach County since 1991.
W. Hampton Keen concentrates his practice in the areas of products liability and catastrophic injury cases. Many of his cases involve automotive design and manufacturing defects, defective tires and vehicle rollovers, and he has litigated a wide array of cutting edge issues in the product liability field against virtually every international automotive and tire manufacturer, resulting in numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements.
Julie H. Littky-Rubin is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in appellate law. She heads the firm’s appellate practice, handling appeals arising out of all areas of civil trial law and provides trial support to the firm. She also is hired by other firm’s throughout Florida to assist with their appellate and complex trial support matters.
Poorad Razavi is an experienced trial lawyer who concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death and products liability litigation. He has dual licensure in California and Florida, and handles cases for clients in both jurisdictions.