David A. Burkhalter, II, is a trial attorney and founder of the Burkhalter Law Firm. Mr. Burkhalter graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 1976, with high honors and as a member of UT’s Law Review. Upon graduation, he was admitted to the Order of the Coif society which is reserved for law students at the top of their class. Mr. Burkhalter is an elite trial attorney with decades of experience in multiple practice areas representing employees, injured parties and/or their families, persons who were defrauded, and whistleblowers fighting fraud against the government. Mr. Burkhalter has received numerous awards over the course of his career and has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America since 1993, as well as a recipient of an AV Preeminent peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. But what he is most proud of is the results he has achieved for his clients. Mr. Burkhalter has recovered many millions of dollars on behalf of his clients and helped right numerous wrongs.
Mr. Burkhalter is a member of the Knoxville, Tennessee, and American Bar Associations, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, the Trial Lawyers For Public Justice, the National Employment Lawyers Association, the Tennessee Employment Lawyers Association, and Tax Payers Against Fraud. Mr. Burkhalter is certified in Civil Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Mr. Burkhalter is a respected trial attorney with an outstanding reputation. He has dedicated his entire career to helping individuals, and there are few attorneys that match his experience and results.