David C. Landever practices complex civil litigation with a particular interest in matters of medical, scientific and technical nature. Over the past 28 years, David has managed and participated in multiple federal and state trials to verdict on matters involving medical devices, pharmaceutical drugs, occupational/ environmental exposures, insurance and consumer fraud. David has successfully argued before the Ohio Supreme Court; he has presented evidence in several MDL Daubert proceedings and has participated in the drafting of several national mass tort settlements.  

David graduated with honors from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law where he received numerous awards for academic distinction and for his presentation of research on the use of epidemiological and other scientific evidence in the courtroom.   

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

  • Texas


  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., with distinction, 1995  

  • Miami University, B.A., with distinction, 1992  

Notable Representations

  • Member on Executive, Bellwether, Science, Expert, Discovery, Trial and Settlement Committees in Multi District Litigation involving medical devices, environmental and occupational exposures. 

  • Presenter of evidence in several Daubert Hearings 

  • Drafter of several national mass tort settlements (on behalf of Plaintiffs): In re: Sulzer Orthopedics Hip Prosthesis and Knee Prosthesis Litigation; In re: Depuy Orthopedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation; and In re: Stryker Rejuvenate / ABGII Hip Implant Litigation.  

  • Trial counsel on behalf of a consortium of welding manufacturers in 7 bellwether jury trials brought on behalf of 12 plaintiffs in both federal multi-district-litigation and Louisiana state court.   


  • Weisman, Kennedy & Berris, Co., L.P.A.  

  • Barrasso Usdin Kupperman Freeman & Sarver, L.L.C.  

Honors & Awards  

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2021, 2022, 2023