David Lyndon Marks was born in Fairfax Hospital, grew up in Annandale and currently resides in Fairfax, Virginia. Mr. Marks attended Annandale High School before graduating from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia in 1994, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. He then received his juris doctor in 1997 from the T.C. Williams School of Law of the University of Richmond in Richmond, Virginia.
Following graduation from law school, Mr. Marks was first employed by the law firm of Brandt, Jennings, Roberts, Davis & Snee, PLLC in Falls Church, Virginia, specializing in Insurance Defense and Plaintiff’s Civil Litigation. To better serve his clients and to practice the type of law that helps those have been injured, Mr. Marks founded his own firm in 2004 concentrating solely on Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law and Medical Malpractice.
Mr. Marks has been a member of the Virginia Bar since 1998, the District of Columbia Bar since 1999 and the Maryland Bar since 2004. He is admitted to practice in all Virginia State trial and appellate Courts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the Superior Court and Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia and the U.S. District Court of Maryland.
Mr. Marks is very active in the Fairfax Bar Association, having served on the Board of Directors since 2007. Mr. Marks has been elected as President of the Fairfax Bar Association for the 2014-2015 term. He began his service with the Young Lawyers Section of the Fairfax Bar Association since 2002 and served as President of the Young Lawyers Section and, as such, was an ex officio member of the Fairfax Bar Association Board of Directors for 2004 and 2005. Mr. Marks was been a member of the Pro Bono Advisory Committee of the Fairfax Bar Association from 2000 to 2007 and served as Co-Chairperson of the Committee from 2003 to 2006. Inn recognition of his efforts with the Fairfax Bar Association, Mr. Marks was honored to have received in 2005 the FBA President’s Award for Outstanding Services.
Mr. Marks is a member of the Virginia State Bar, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Maryland State Bar Association and the District of Columbia Bar Association. He has been requested as a speaker at Continuing Legal Education Seminars, including the Personal Injury Seminar sponsored by the Fairfax Bar Association.
Mr. Marks was profiled in Virginia Lawyers Weekly as an “Up and Coming Lawyer.” Mr. Marks has been honored to be selected by Richmond Magazine as a Top Young Attorney in Virginia. He has also been named as a “Super Lawyer Rising Star,” every year since 2010. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The Rising Stars represents only 2.5% of the attorneys in the Commonwealth.
Mr. Marks has received an AV Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. It is the pinnacle of professional excellence earned through a strenuous Peer Review Rating process.
Mr. Marks enjoys spending time with his wife, trying to keep up with his three active children, coaching their soccer teams and venturing out for an occasional round of golf.