David H. LarkinAssociate
David H. Larkin focuses his practice on catastrophic personal injury, medical malpractice, and large scale construction accident law. Mr. Larkin also has wide experience with toxic tort, professional liability, nursing home malpractice, and general negligence cases. He has successfully briefed and argued several appeals on legal issues such as lead paint liability, New York Labor Law, civil procedure, wrongful death, and contractual indemnification. Mr. Larkin has also litigated cases across the Northeast on a pro hac vice basis. From 2021 to 2023, Mr. Larkin has been recognized as a Best Lawyer One to Watch. He is involved in every stage of his clients’ litigation, meticulously attending to each detail of his cases to ensure that his clients are made whole in the wake of tragedy.
Mr. Larkin is a native New Yorker. He attended the University of Michigan and obtained his law degree from Brooklyn Law School. While in law school, Mr. Larkin interned for Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto in the United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, and Justice Karla Moskowitz of the Appellate Division, First Department of the New York Supreme Court. These internships showed him how judges think and evaluate their cases, an understanding he uses in the courtroom today.
After college, Mr. Larkin joined the Peace Corps, where he was stationed in Costa Rica. There, he taught English in a local elementary school and conducted youth development workshops in two orphanages in his site. As a result of his over two years in Central America, Mr. Larkin is fluent in Spanish.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Larkin worked for large defense firms where he represented high profile clients such as the New York Yankees, Northwell Health, Turner Construction, and large New York contractors and landowners. There, he acquired a unique knowledge of how the defendants and their attorneys approach cases, which gives him a distinct advantage in fighting for his current clients.
Mr. Larkin is passionate about the practice of law and fiercely protective of his clients. He believes that, while he cannot erase the harm that his clients have suffered, he can bring them comfort and closure. He works tirelessly on each of his cases to ensure that victims of negligence get the justice they deserve.
J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 2013
B.A., University of Michigan, 2006
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2018
U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York, 2019
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2019
U.S. District Court, Western District of New York, 2021
New York City Bar Association
New York State Trial Lawyers Association
American Association of Justice
- $3,000,000 settlement for the family of a man who died in the emergency room of his local hospital after being overdosed with narcotics by the hospital (read more about this medication error case here)