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David G. Whitworth Jr. is “of counsel” with the law firm of Henderson Law, LLC. Mr. Whitworth began practicing law in Prince George’s County, Maryland in June, 1975 as a litigation associate primarily concentrating in personal injury and wrongful death claims, with the firm of Schwartzbach and Wortman in College Park, Maryland. In 1976, he was appointed Associate Attorney for the Prince George’s Housing Authority and began private solo practice in Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
He initially opened offices in Crofton, Maryland in 1977 and moved to the present location of Henderson Law LLC in 1979. Mr. Whitworth has been engaged in the private practice of law full time since 1975, and has maintained a general civil and litigation practice in State and Federal courts. He has tried over one hundred jury trials and represented clients in numerous administrative and appellate proceedings.
Mr. Whitworth’s litigation experience includes professional negligence, personal injury, death claims, civil rights, commercial litigation, intentional torts, and product liability. His civil litigation experience has been predominantly the representation of plaintiffs, including over 50 legal malpractice trials with successful jury verdicts. On a number of occasions, representation has included both medical and legal professional in defense of professional negligence claims, or licensing issues both with and without defense insurance coverage.
Mr. Whitworth is admitted to practice in Maryland, the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court, District of Maryland, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mr. Whitworth graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law and is AV® Preeminent™ Martindale-Hubbell rated.
Additional experience includes being retained over 30 times either as testifying or consulting expert related to the standard of care and other professional practice issues in both state and federal courts in numerous venues.