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David Rapoport


About David Rapoport

David Rapoport is the founding and managing partner of Rapoport Law Offices. In his over 31 years as a full time trial attorney he has won numerous multimillion dollar jury verdicts and settlements in personal injury and wrongful death cases.

Recently, he served as lead or managing counsel in a Chicago case resulting in a $13 million settlement involving a semi-tractor trailer truck crash, a $9.85 million jury verdict in a medical malpractice case tried in Chicago, a $7.1 million jury verdict in a Kentucky airplane crash case, a $6.9 million settlement while the jury was deliberating in a Wisconsin semi-tractor trailer case, a $4.16 million jury verdict in a suburban Chicago construction injury case and a $3.38 million jury verdict in a Chicago product liability case. 

David represents people who have been harmed by commercial and general aviation airplane and helicopter crashes, semi-truck and motor vehicle collisions, medical malpractice, product liability, recreational and commercial boating accidents, premises liability, work injuries and construction accidents. He has been appointed by federal judges to serve on plaintiffs' steering committees in airline disaster cases, and he is known nationally for his work representing injured victims and the families of those killed in air disasters. By helping people and holding the at fault parties responsible, David helps make the community safer.

David provides customized services to every client he represents, offering the compassion and skill they need to get results and remain comfortable with the process.

Leadership Positions

  • Past President, National Board of Trial Advocacy


  • National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • American Bar Association
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Lawyer Pilots Bar Association
  • Wisconsin Association for Justice
  • Kentucky Association for Justice
  • American College of Board Certified Attorneys
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice


  • Northern Illinois University

  • Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law



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