Caleb B. David

Caleb B. David

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Caleb B. David joined the firm as an associate in 2015. Mr. David maintains a diverse practice in high-stakes litigation in various industries, including medical malpractice, construction defect litigation, architect and engineering liability, state and municipal liability, civil rights litigation, and insurance coverage and bad faith. Mr. David has experience defending clients in class action claims in both state and federal courts and before the West Virginia Mass Litigation Panel.

Mr. David attended law school at Washington and Lee University. Mr. David participated in the John W. Davis Appellate Advocacy Competition and in the Client Counseling Competition, in which he mentored younger law students. Additionally, Mr. David was a member of the Black Lung Legal Clinic, a specialized clinic in which he assisted West Virginia coal miners in their claims for federal black lung benefits.

Mr. David holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Washington & Jefferson College. While at Washington & Jefferson College, Mr. David graduated with summa cum laude honors and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He also was honored with the W. Edward Sell Distinguished Service Award for his dedication to the College’s Pre-legal Society.

English Bulldogs, Maggie and Winston
Years in Boy Scouts, earned rank of Eagle Scout
Years in Wrestling


Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia
  • Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia


  • J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law
  • B.A., summa cum laude , Washington & Jefferson College
    • Major: Political Science
    • Phi Beta Kappa Society

Published Works

“Assimilation: Removing the Scarlet Letter”, Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty

“Social Capital in the Legal World: How Young Attorneys Can Learn Lessons from Entrepreneurship.” Defense Research Institute, For the Defense, March 2017

“Malice: An Afterthought.” Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, 2018 Notebook of Articles

Class/Seminars Taught

  • Local Government Law: What Attorneys Need to Know, NBI 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia

  • Construction Law Committee
  • Health Law Committee

Defense Research Institute

  • Young Lawyers Committee

Claims Litigation Management

West Virginia Bar Association

Kanawha County Bar Association

Kentucky Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • CAMC Foundation Golf Classic Committee, 2018-2019


  • 2019 West Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star, Medical Malpractice Defense