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David Risk


David Risk is a litigator with extensive trial experience at both the Maryland Circuit Court and District Court levels, including more than 20 jury trials taken to verdict.

Before joining McGowan & Cecil, David worked as an attorney at a prominent civil defense firm where he was hired by insurance companies to defend individuals and businesses who were sued for causing personal injuries. Before going into private practice, David gained valuable experience as an Assistant State’s Attorney in Baltimore City, prosecuting non-fatal shootings and felony handgun offenses.

David now limits his practice exclusively to representing clients who have been injured due to the negligence of others.

David was born and raised in Maryland and currently lives in Baltimore County with his wife, son, and daughter. David graduated from University of Maryland School of Law cum laude. Before law school, David graduated from Pennsylvania State University.

David previously served as a Judicial Law Clerk in Charles County Circuit Court for the Honorable Amy J. Bragunier and interned with the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for the Honorable Chief Circuit Judge Kimberly A. Moore.

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