David H. Williams

Over the years, David Williams has represented hundreds of injured victims and recovered millions of dollars in compensation for his clients. He is licensed in Arkansas and admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas, and the U.S.Court of Appeals for the Eighth and Third Circuits. His tireless efforts on behalf of his clients have also earned him extensive recognition from his peers. David has been named an Arkansas Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Arkansas Trial Lawyers Association, one of "The Best Lawyers in Arkansas" annually since 1998 by an Arkansas Times Readers Poll, 2014 Arkansas Life Readers’ Choice Award for Personal Injury Lawyers, a Mid-South Super Lawyer in 2008 and more. In addition, he is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating given by that prestigious directory. In 2010 he received the Henry Woods Lifetime Achievement Award.

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The civil jury trial is preferable to any other and ought to be held sacred.
Virginia Declaration of Rights, 1776

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David Williams Selected to the 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers List

David Williams has been selected to the 2015 Mid-South Super Lawyers list, an honor reserved for those lawyers who exhibit excellence in practice. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process includes independent research, peer […]

Williams Included in 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

David H. Williams was selected by his peers to be included in the 22nd edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his work in the practice areas of DUI/DWI Defense, Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, and Professional Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs. David H. Williams has been selected for 5 consecutive years in this exclusive […]

Viagra May Cause Deadly Melanoma

To treat erectile dysfunction and pulmonary hypertension, doctors have prescribed Pfizer’s Viagra to over 45 million men since it hit the market in 1998. However, this little blue pill poses a potentially deadly threat. According to a recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine, Viagra use increases the incidence of melanoma, the deadliest of skin cancers. […]

Supreme Court’s Historic Ruling on Same-sex Marriage

Another historic decision from the Supreme Court today. In deciding the Obergefell case, the court held states cannot pass laws making same sex marriage illegal. Some folks, like Mike Huckabee, are going to be mad, but a recent Gallup poll found that 60 percent of Americans — an all-time high — support extending the same […]

$2.4 Billion Dollar Actos Settlement Follows Win in Bladder Cancer Trial- 7th Largest Verdict in History

Our associated firm achieved a 2.4 billion dollar settlement after their participation in trying the case of Actos user Terence Allen, which resulted in the seventh largest verdict in U.S. history. The verdict, in excess of seven billion dollars, was reduced by the trial court to a little over thirty-seven million and is currently on […]

HB 1228: The Right to Discriminate Bill

When people get scared, they get mean. HB 1228, the so-called Religious Freedom bill was passed Tuesday night by the Arkansas Legislature, but Governor Asa Hutchinson is having second thoughts and has asked the legislature to recall the bill and fix it after a huge national backlash against Indiana Governor Mike Pence approving a similar bill. Companies […]

Rules Shenanigans in the Arkansas Legislature – More of the Michael Maggio/Michael Morton Story

Fresh off the heels of the guilty plea by former Circuit Judge Michael Maggio to fraud and bribery in reducing a jury’s decision in a wrongful death nursing home case of Martha Bull, in which nursing home magnate Michael Morton PACS contributed approximately $80,000 of campaign money to Maggio, coordinated by former state Senator Gilbert […]

Williams Speaks at CLE Programs

David H. Williams spoke at the following Continued Learning Education (CLE) programs. November 5th: FedEx Corporate Office in Memphis “What To Do and What Not To Do at Trial” – Presented to FedEx Trail Lawyers February 2nd: Leflar Law Center in Fayetteville “Witness Preparation” – Part of the ABOTA Trial Advocacy Series: Teaching 3rd year law students […]

Scalia, Thomas, and Alito Stay Home

I can’t tell you how deeply disappointing, as a lawyer of 40 years, it was to see 3 Supreme Court justices boycott the State of the Union Address. There were Chief Justice John Roberts, and Associate Justices Kennedy, Breyer, Sotamayor, Kagen, and Ginsberg. The Chiefs of Staff. John Boehner, and the Republican and Democrat members […]

Judge Maggio Pleads Guilty to Bribery

In something out of a crime novel, a state circuit judge has pleaded guilty in federal court to bribery. Judge Michael Maggio admitted to accepting bribes from individuals who funneled disguised campaign contributions to the judge’s aborted race for a seat on the Arkansas Court of Appeals.  The case involved the death of Martha Bull […]