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DaviD M. Buckner
David M. Buckner is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer who appears in state and federal courts across Florida and around the country. He represents corpora-
tions and individuals in matters involving complex commercial and class action litigation,
securities and other frauds, business torts, antitrust law, white collar crime, personal
injuries, professional negligence, products liability, and First Amendment issues. david
has been recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer and a top lawyer by the South Florida
Legal Guide. He is admitted to practice in Florida and the district of columbia, as well as
in the United States ninth and eleventh circuit courts of Appeals and the United States
district courts for the Southern and Middle districts of Florida.
david earned his B.A. in political Science in 1991, graduating with High Honors from
rutgers college, and was selected a Harry S truman Scholar. He received his J.d. from
Harvard law School, magna cum laude, in 1995. that same year, he earned his M.p.p. from
the John F. Kennedy School of government at Harvard University. david served as a law
clerk for Judge r. lanier Anderson iii of the United States 11th circuit court of Appeals.
earlier in his career, in his nearly eight years as an Assistant United States Attorney,
david investigated and prosecuted cases involving securities fraud, tax fraud, public
corruption, money laundering, espionage and other crimes related to national security.
He conducted numerous jury trials in the United States district court for the Southern
district of Florida, and argued several cases before the United States eleventh circuit
court of Appeals, including the en banc court.
• The Best Lawyers in America®, selected for
• The Best Lawyers® Annual guide to commercial
litigation, selected for inclusion, 2011- 2012
• Florida Super Lawyers, selected for inclusion, 2011
• South Florida Legal Guide, top lawyer 2011
• Av rated preeminent by Martindale Hubbell
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