David has worked on diverse State and Federal litigation, including complex multi-party litigation and class actions such as:  

  • Brand Name Prescription Drugs Antitrust Litigation, MDL 996 (N.D. Ill.).  Northwest Airlines, Inc., et al., Antitrust Litigation (E.D. MI) 

  • Cardizem Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1278 (S.D. MI) 

  • Hytrin Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1317 (S.D. Fl) 

  • Cipro Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1382 (E.D. NY) 

  • Buspirone Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1410 (D.D.C) 

  • K-Dur Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1419 (Dist. of N.J.) 

  • Relafen Antitrust Litigation 

  • Neurontin Antitrust Litigation, MDL 1479 

  • Remeron Antitrust Litigation

  • Independent Drug Co. v. Biovail Corporation, et al (Adalat CC Antitrust Litigation) (D.C. Cir.)

  • Louisiana Wholesale Drug Company, Inc. v. Purdue Pharma, et al (OxyContin Antitrust Litigation) (S.D. N.Y.)

  • Louisiana Wholesale Drug Company, Inc, et a. v. Biovail Corporation et al (Tiazac Antitrust Litigation) (D.C. Cir.)

  • Louisiana Wholesale Drug Company, Inc. v. Abbott Laboratories, et al (TriCor Antitrust Litigation) (Dist. of Delaware) 

  • Louisiana Wholesale Drug Company, Inc. et al v. Becton Dickinson & Company (Hypodermic Products Antitrust Litigation) (Dist. of N.J.) 

  • Louisiana Wholesale Drug Company, Inc. v. Ferring B.V., et al (DDAVP Antitrust Litigation) (S.D. N.Y.) 

  • Natchitoches Parish Hospital Service District v. Tyco International, LTD, et al (Pulse Oximeter Antitrust Litigation) (C.D. Ca.) 

  • Natchitoches Parish Hospital Service District v. Tyco International, LTD, et al (Sharps Containers Antitrust Litigation) (Dist. of Mass.) 

  • Louisiana Wholesale Drug Company, Inc. v. Warner Chilcott Limited Company, et al (Ovcon 35 Antitrust Litigation) (D.D.C.) 

  • King Drug Company of Florence, Inc. v. Cephalon, Inc., et al (Modafinil Antitrust Litigation) (E.D. Pa.) 

  • William Rosenstein & Sons, et al v. Eastern Mushroom Marketing Cooperative, Inc., et al (Mushrooms Antitrust Litigation) (E.D. Pa.)

  • Texas Grain Storage, Inc., et al v. Monsanto Company (W.D. Tx.) 

  • Louisiana Wholesale Drug Company, Inc. v. Aztrazeneca Pharmaceuticals, L.P., et al (Nexium Antitrust Litigation) (D.D.C.) 

  • Rochester Drug Co-Operative, Inc., et al v. Braintree Laboratories, Inc. (Miralax Antitrust Litigation) (Dist. of Del.)

  • Delaware Valley Surgical Supply Co., Inc., et al v. Ethicon, Inc. et al (Endosurgical Antitrust Litigation) (C.D. Ca.) 

  • Louisiana Wholesale Drug Co., Inc. v. Sanofi Aventis, et al (Arava Antitrust Litigation) (S.D.N.Y.) 

  • Meijer, Inc., et al v. Abbott Laboratories, et al (Norvir Antitrust Litigation) (N.D. Ca.) 

  • Dik Drug Co., et al v. Altana Pharma Ag, et al (Protonix Antitrust Litigation) (Dist. of N.J.); Meijer, Inc. et al v. Unimed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. et al (Androgel Antitrust Litigation) (N.D. GA.) 

  • Louisiana Wholesale Drug Company, Inc. & Meijer, Inc. v. Pfizer Warner-Lambert (Neurontin Antitrust Litigation) (Dist. of N.J.)

  • Stephen L. LaFrance Holdings, Inc., et al v. Astellas Pharma US, Inc. (Prograf Antitrust Litigation) (Dist. of Mass.)


In addition, he has experience with commercial and business torts.  He was admitted to the Tennessee State Bar in 1968 and then to the Louisiana State Bar in 1971. David is also admitted to the U.S. Court of Military Appeals and U.S. Tax Court.  In 1974, he was admitted to appear before the U.S. Supreme Court.  

David received his B.A. from Louisiana State University and A. and M. College in 1964. He was awarded his J.D. in 1967 from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville.  From 1968 until 1971, he was a member of the U.S. Marine Corp where he held the rank of captain and was a member of the JAGC.  Upon completion of his military service, he was a tax attorney in the Office of the Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service from 1971-1976.  He is a member of the Louisiana State, Tennessee State and American Bar Associations.  

Email:  dsmith@ssrllp.com