David Schott

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United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri
United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois
United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
US Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit

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

Southern Illinois University School of Law, J.D., cum laude

Butler University, B.A. with honors

Asbestos | Environmental | Toxic Tort
Construction Accidents
Medical Malpractice
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Personal Injury
Products Liability
Trucking Accidents

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.