David Karp focuses on appellate litigation and trial support with a special interest in First Amendment, media, and privacy law. He prepares briefs and argues appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the Florida Supreme Court, and Florida’s district courts of appeal. David also has significant trial court experience representing corporations in class actions and complex commercial litigation, including bad faith insurance cases, real property disputes, financial services cases, and government investigations.
David brings to his appellate advocacy more than a decade of experience crafting stories as a writer and editor at the St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times). His work as an investigative reporter, interviewing witnesses and analyzing records to uncover facts, informs his approach to trial litigation. His writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Boston Globe, and Best Newspaper Writing. His legal scholarship on appellate advocacy has been cited by numerous publications, including Vanity Fair, National Law Journal, and TheNew York Times.
David clerked for the Honorable Susan C. Bucklew, U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Florida, and assisted the judge when she sat by designation on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.
Articles in the National Law Review database by David A. Karp