David Markevitch is an experienced civil litigator and trial attorney whose expertise spans a broad range of complex cases, involving catastrophic injuries, business contracts, and employment matters.
David has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients. Whether advising on pre-empting a dispute or resolving an existing conflict, David’s deep knowledge of litigation procedure and dynamic in federal and state courts puts his clients ahead of their competition. David is the Managing Attorney of AG's Northern California office.
Biography Throughout his career, David has worked for the Nation's top plaintiffs' litigation firms, where he represented hundreds of clients from across the United States in complex injury cases. Before joining AG, in April of 2018, David founded the Markevitch Law Firm to serve and represent the people of the San Francisco Bay Area and the State of California. After over a year of fruitful collaboration, David joined Affeld Grivakes LLP as the firm’s Managing Attorney for Northern California.
David’s expertise includes both product liability and injury litigation as well as complex business disputes. He has litigated high-profile products liability cases across industries from defective consumer products, to vehicle “rollover” cases, to defective medical devices. In the process, he has gone up against some of the largest companies in the medical and pharmaceutical injury. David’s technical and science background makes him uniquely adept at these cases. David also represents individuals in employment and consumer class actions, challenging unfair and illegal employment and business practices.
Prior to becoming an attorney, David was a research chemist in the pharmaceutical drug industry. His work was featured in peer-reviewed articles and is protected in numerous patents where David is one of the inventors.
David has received regular accolades from his peers, including recognition as a Northern California Super Lawyer in 2019 and 2020 and a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2018, America’s Personal Injury Attorneys, Top 100, The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100. One of his cases earned him Top 40 Products Liability Verdicts in the United States and Top 50 Verdicts in California in 2017.?
David co-chaired a jury trial resulting in a $13 million jury verdict in a product liability case. David has recovered millions of dollars for hundreds of clients from throughout the United States in nationwide and statewide coordinate products liability cases. $1,975,000 settlement on behalf of investor and company executive in case involving corporate embezzlement and accounting fraud by the company CEO.