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David J. Rashid







David Rashid focuses his practice on medical malpractice, wrongful death and personal injury work. He has been involved in medical malpractice cases focused on misdiagnosis, birth injuries, emergency room errors and stroke, and as well as in transportation accident and trucking negligence cases.  Since 2015, David has assisted in securing over $63 million dollars in verdicts and settlements for his clients.

In 2016, David received a Trial Lawyer Excellence Award from the Jury Verdict Reporters for his role in a record setting verdict in Cook County. That same year, David was a member of the trial team that secured a $20 million dollar settlement for a catastrophically injured client after a missed stroke diagnosis.

David's peers have recognized him as an Emerging Lawyer in each of the last two years. This recognition, awarded by Leading Lawyers, is reserved for the top 2% of lawyers under 40. David has also been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in each of the past two years. This recognition is awarded to the top 2.5% of lawyers under 40 in the state of Illinois.

Areas Of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois


  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia
    • J.D. - 2010
  • Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
    • B.A. - 2007

Published Works

  • Co-author, “A Consulting Expert Switching Sides Mid-Litigation: Minimizing the Risk and Barring the Expert (and his Lawyer),” Trial Journal, Summer 2013 (vol. 15, no. 2)
  • "How to Harness the Lost-Chance Doctrine", Trial Journal , August 2014 Vol 50, No. 8
  • "Time is Brain", Illinois Trial Lawyers Association Journal, Vol. 17, No. 2

Honors and Awards

  • Emerging Lawyer in 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40, 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Office of Military Commissions, Office of the Chief Prosecutor, Judicial Clerkship