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The Lefkowitz Firm, LLC, represents individuals and corporations in their claims for legal malpractice (legal negligence) and similar claims such as breach of fiduciary duty; trustee misconduct; executor misconduct and ethical misconduct by attorneys and other fiduciaries. The firm also represents attorneys and law firms with regard to risk management and attorney’s fee disputes.

In addition to practicing law, David Lefkowitz also is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Georgia Law School, where he teaches Legal Malpractice Law. (See Law School Bio) David Lefkowitz began his legal career in 1988, with a law firm which primarily defended insurance claims. Handling the defense work allowed Mr. Lefkowitz to obtain an insight into the approach insurance companies and their law firms take to litigation. In 1990, Mr. Lefkowitz joined a boutique plaintiffs firm and began handling claims on behalf of plaintiffs in the areas of legal malpractice, medical malpractice, serious personal injury and other complex claims. In 1999, The Lefkowitz Firm, LLC was established.

Mr. Lefkowitz frequently is an invited speaker at continuing legal education seminars on the topics of legal malpractice, ethics and professionalism. He is chairman and moderator of an annual seminar entitled “Professional and Ethical Dilemmas in Litigation,” in which Supreme Court Justices, Court of Appeals Judges, Trial Judges, Ethics Experts and Practicing Attorneys address ethical and professional challenges that lawyers routinely deal with in their profession. Mr. Lefkowitz also frequently writes articles for legal publications on the topics of legal malpractice and legal ethics.

David Lefkowitz graduated from Columbia University in 1985 and from the Emory University School of Law in 1988. David Lefkowitz carries the highest rating from Martindale-Hubbell (AV) which is given only to those attorneys with the highest legal ability and adherence to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability and diligence. David also is a Super Lawyer as determined by peer nominations and evaluations.


Atlanta Office
170 Mitchell Street
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Phone: 404.658.5000
Fax: 404.658.5004

Athens Office
648 South Milledge Avenue
Athens, Georgia 30605
Phone: 706.850.8383
Fax: 706.850.8388