David Placke


  • Florida
  • New York
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York


  • University of Florida School of Law, JD, 2015
  • University of Florida, BS, 2011

David is an Associate in our New York office, where he specializes in insurance defense litigation, an area he has been practicing in since 2015. He is admitted to practice in New York and Florida.

David has experience handling matter related to premises liability, New York Labor Law claims, motor vehicle law, property damage claims, discrimination claims, indemnification issues, and general negligence claims. Additionally, he has a background in mediation and arbitration.

Prior to joining Kennedys, David worked for several regional firms in the insurance defense area, as well as various other types of civil litigation. This experience and concentration on litigation grants him the experience to advocate for and defend each and every client’s interests, no matter the exact nature of the claim.

David received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida. While there, he served as the President of Gators for Alternative Dispute Resolution, was a teacher’s assistant for three different professors, and earned several accolades for his writing abilities.