About LII / Get the law / Find a lawyer / Legal Encyclopedia / Help Out

David Westcott White Jr

Contact: 617.723.7676
Law School: Northeastern University School of Law - Northeastern University
Jurisdiction: Massachusetts


About David Westcott White Jr
I have been practicing law in Massachusetts since 1984, and have devoted my career to helping people who have been injured as a result of negligence. My practice includes all types of personal injury matters. I also handle cases against insurance companies for bad faith and unfair claims practices; I represent lawyers in disputes with their firms; and I handle business litigation, including claims by businesses against insurance brokers.

It is my goal to serve the needs of my clients, and to solve their problems as best I can.

I have successfully handled personal injury cases of all types, including wrongful death, construction accidents, car accidents, truck accidents, bicycle accidents, motorcycle accidents, dog bites, product liability claims, brain injury, premises liability, train and bus accidents, spinal cord injuries, pedestrian injuries, and others.

I have had experience trying cases throughout Massachusetts, including the Superior Courts, the District Courts, and the Federal District Court. I have also had experience before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and Massachusetts Appeals Court on a number of appellate cases.

Being a lawyer has helped me contribute to my community in many ways. I had the privilege of serving as the president of the Massachusetts Bar Association in 2007-2008. I actively volunteer in a variety of legal organizations. I have also volunteered in my town of Westwood, Massachusetts, and have been active in open space preservation efforts for the town.

I enjoy being a lawyer, and I hope that I have a chance to help you with any legal needs you may have.
Practice Areas
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Business Law
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
Additional Practice Areas
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Dog and Animal Attacks
  • Dog Bite
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Contingent Fees
    • On personal injury, and some insurance and business cases
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Professional Experience
Partner, Breakstone, White & Gluck
Founding member of Breakstone White & Gluck, PC. Since 1992, specializing in the representation of injured persons, and plaintiffs in other litigation matters.
Associate, Private Practice
Associate attorney in personal injury law firm handling cases for plaintiffs from intake through trial and appeal.
Law Clerk, Massachusetts Superior Court
Assisting the justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court with bench memos, drafts of opinions, and legal research. Attended variety of criminal and civil hearings and trials.
Northeastern University School of Law - Northeastern UniversityJ.DLaw
University of VermontB.S.Environmental Studies
Activities: Student Representative, Vermont Public Interest Research Group (VPIRG)
Professional Activities
President Massachusetts Bar Association 2007-2008
Details: Led efforts on criminal sentencing reform, making the practice of law more energy efficient and environmentally friendly, and to enhance the practice of law for MBA members. Also served as President-Elect, 2006-2007; Treasurer, 2005-2006. Chair and member of various committes; frequent lecturer at continuing legal education seminars.
President's Award, Massachusetts Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Given in recognition of work on criminal sentencing reform in Massachusetts.
Super Lawyer, Top 100 Lawyers, Boston Magazine SuperLawyers
Awards given as follows: Super Lawyer, Massachusetts, 2004-2009 Top 100 Lawyers, Masachusetts,2005, 2006, 2008-2009 Top 100 New England Lawyers, 2008-2009
Lawyer of the Year, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
Professional Associations
Fellow, National Confernce of Bar Presidents
Member, American Bar Association
Brandeis Life Fellow, Massachusetts Bar Foundation
Member, Norfolk County Bar Association
Member, Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
Member, American Association for Justice
Member, Massachusetts State Bar
Member, Boston Bar Association
Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
Activities: President 2007-2008 President Elect, 2006-2007 Treasurer, 2005-2006


Massachusetts Bicycle Accident Lawyer, Boston Bike Accident Attorney, Breakstone, White & Gluck
Boston, Massachusetts bicycle accident lawyer discusses personal injuries and bicycle accidents.

Massachusetts personal injury lawyer David W. White explains how bicycle accident cases are handled ...
Massachusetts Dog Bite Lawyer, Boston Dog Bite Attorney
Massachusetts attorney David White discusses dog bite law in Massachusetts, and the handling of dog bite and dog attack cases.

Massachusetts personal injury lawyer David W. White explains how dog bite cases are handled at the ...
Breakstone, White & Gluck, Boston Massachusetts Malpractice and Personal Injury Attorneys
Boston, Massachusetts medical malpractice and personal injury lawyers, Breakstone, White & Gluck, P.C.

Breakstone, White & Gluck is a Boston Massachusetts law firm specializing in medical ...


Articles & Publications


Website: David W. White's Website Profile
Website: Breakstone, White & Gluck, PC



Breakstone, White & Gluck, PC
2 Center Plaza
Boston, MA 02108
Telephone: 617.723.7676
Fax: 617.723.7777