David Cain Jr.

Cunningham Bounds L.L.C.
1601 Dauphin Street
Mobile, AL 36604

Mr. Cain, born in Memphis, Tennessee, was raised in Jasper, Alabama. He completed his undergraduate degree at Auburn University where he received numerous honors. In 2003, he received his Juris Doctorate magna cum laude from the University of Alabama School of Law. During law school, he was a Hugo Black Scholar and selected into the Order of the Coif and the Order of the Barristers. He also served as a Senior Editor for the Alabama Law Review, participated in various legal advocacy competitions, and was a finalist in the John A. Campbell Moot Court Competition, receiving the Reuben H. Wright award for best advocate. Mr. Cain also served as a member of the Jessup Moot Court team, competing in regional competitions of International advocacy.

Mr. Cain was admitted to the Alabama Bar in 2003. He has practiced with the law firm of Cunningham Bounds, LLC since that time.

Mr. Cain has been lead and co-lead counsel in numerous cases with multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. His practice areas include eighteen-wheeler trucking accidents, automobile accidents, fires and explosions, product defects/failures, industrial accidents, medical malpractice, insurance fraud/bad faith, and injuries invoking admiralty and maritime law.

He is married to the former Stephanie Smith of Thomaston, Georgia. David, Stephanie, and their three boys, Davis, Noah, and Roen, reside in Fairhope. Mr. Cain volunteers his time coaching Bayside Academy's second, third, and fourth-grade football team. He also serves as a coach for two teams in the Fairhope Youth Baseball League. Mr. Cain supports the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and is a graduate member of its 2010 Greater Mobile Leadership Class.

Benchmark Plaintiff lists Mr. Cain as a "Local Litigation Star" in its Alabama rankings of personal injury attorneys and has identified him as a “Future Star” in its Guide to America's Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys. He is listed in the Best Lawyers in America®, and is also listed Super Lawyers magazine as one of the top plaintiff attorneys in Alabama. In addition, he was recognized as one of Mobile's "Forty Under 40" for 2010.


Mr. Cain is admitted to practice in all Alabama state and federal courts, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Cain is a member of the Mobile County Bar Association (member of the Diversity Task Force), Alabama State Bar (member of the Young Lawyers Executive Committee), Alabama Association for Justice (member of the Board of Governors and the Emerging Leaders), and the American Association for Justice.

Significant Verdicts

Mobile Register - $20 Million verdict - $20M awarded in wrongful death case
Mobile Register - $50 Million verdict -$50M verdict in fatal blast
Mobile Register - $3 Million verdict - Student's traffic death garners $3M verdict
Mobile Register - $5.5 Million verdict - Jury hits Infirmary for $5.5M