Mon 21st Aug | 2023

Donald R. Fountain, Jr. Named 2024 “Lawyer of the Year” in Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs by Best Lawyers in America®

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Palm Beach Gardens, FLA – August 22, 2023 – In a significant recognition of legal excellence, Donald R. Fountain, Jr., a nationally acclaimed trial attorney and partner at Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Littky-Rubin & Whitman, has been honored with the prestigious “Lawyer of the Year” award for 2024 in West Palm Beach in Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs by Best Lawyers in America®. This marks the fourth time Mr. Fountain has received this esteemed award, having previously been selected in 2015, 2019, and 2021.

This award is a testament to Fountain’s unparalleled expertise and dedication to the legal profession. With over 35 years of experience as a Florida Personal Injury Lawyer, Fountain has handled cases in more than 25 states, earning hundreds of seven and eight-figure verdicts and settlements totaling more than $1 Billion for his clients throughout Florida and the United States.

Best Lawyers in America® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal industry. The “Lawyer of the Year” award is based on a rigorous peer-review survey and is bestowed upon only a single lawyer in each practice area and community. Mr. Fountain’s consistent recognition in this category underscores his exceptional legal prowess and commitment to excellence.

Donald R. Fountain, Jr.’s achievements include a $200 million verdict in rural Georgia, the largest single verdict for pain and suffering associated with wrongful death in the history of the State of Georgia. His work has not only brought justice to his clients but has also led to significant changes in product safety, prompting recalls and redesigns that have made consumer products safer.

Titles such as “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America,” “Leading Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in America,” and “Florida’s Top 10 Attorneys” further underscore Fountain’s exceptional legal prowess. He is continuously recognized as a “Top Lawyer” in South Florida Legal Guide and as one of the “Legal Elite” in Florida Trend magazine – a recognition he shares with only 2% of lawyers in the state.

Each of the partners at Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Littky-Rubin & Whitman shares this commitment to excellence, as evidenced by their inclusion in the 2024 Best Lawyers® edition for their professional abilities in various practice areas.

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About Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Littky-Rubin & Whitman

Clark, Fountain, La Vista, Littky-Rubin & Whitman is Florida’s Plaintiff Injury Powerhouse, specializing in personal injury and wrongful death cases. With a relentless pursuit of justice and a record of success, the firm stands as a powerful advocate for clients across the nation.