David A. Schott
107 South Pointe Drive
Edwardsville, IL 62025
(618) 659-0588
9233 Ward Parkway
Suite 370
Kansas City, MO 64114
(816) 421-4000
500 N. Broadway
Suite 1550
St. Louis, MO 63102
(314) 421- 4430

David Schott

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Office: 618.659.0588



David Schott is a Martindale-Hubbell AV rated attorney with over 10 years of courtroom and alternative dispute resolution experience. Mr. Schott maintains an active litigation practice in state and federal courts in Illinois and Missouri. He has jury trial experience and has tried a wide variety of civil cases to verdict in both state and federal courts. He has practiced before the Illinois Appellate Courts, as well as before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals.

After law school graduation, Mr. Schott practiced law with Hoagland, Fitzgerald, & Pranaitis and its predecessor, Hoagland, Fitzgerald, Smith & Pranaitis, from 2005 to 2016, before joining Rynearson, Suess, Schnurbusch & Champion, LLC.

In addition to being Martindale-Hubbell AV rated, Mr. Schott has been recognized as an emerging lawyer in the area of personal injury defense law by Leading Lawyers. Only the top 2% of lawyers under the age of 40 years old or practicing less than 10 years are eligible to be nominated as an emerging lawyer.

In 2008, Mr. Schott authored an article titled: Blackberrys, Depositions, and the Illinois Rules of Professional Conduct that was published in the Illinois State Bar Associations Trial Briefs publication. In 2015, Mr. Schott authored an article titled: Knowledge and Belief Language in Applications for Insurance that was published online by Insurance Business of American Magazine.

Practice Areas:
Medical Malpractice
Products Liability
Construction Accidents
Trucking Accidents
Other Motor Vehicle Accidents
Asbestos Defense
Personal Injury Defense

Southern District of Illinois Law, J.D., 2005
Butler University, B.A. with honors, 2003

Illinois Missouri
United States District Court for the:
Southern District of Illinois
Central District of Illinois
Eastern District of Missouri
Western District of Missouri United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

Illinois State Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Illinois Association of Defense Trial Counsel
Madison County Bar Association
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance