David Markus

Office Address:
169 E. Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33131



David Markus

David Oscar Markus PLLC

Attorney Profile

David Oscar Markus is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School. The National Law Journal selected him as one of the top 40 litigators in the country under 40 years old, and it has recognized one of his trial victories in federal court as one of the top ten defense verdicts in the country for 2003. While at Harvard, he argued in front of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy who named him best oralist. After graduating from Harvard, David served as law clerk to the Honorable Edward B. Davis, then-Chief United States District Judge, Southern District of Florida. Following his clerkship, David worked as an associate at Williams & Connolly in Washington, D.C., and then practiced as an Assistant Federal Public Defender in Miami. David is admitted to practice in the state courts of Florida, and numerous federal courts including the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal Court of Claims, the Federal Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. David is a past-president of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers – Miami Chapter and is the president for the Federal Bar Association – South Florida Chapter, 2007-08. He is the Southern District of Florida's national representative for the Criminal Justice Act Panel, and is the vice-chair of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyer's amicus committee. David also used to co-author the Fourth Amendment Forum, published in NACDL's The Champion. David has lectured on different aspects of the criminal trial and appeal, has taught legal writing at the University of Miami School of Law, and has taught advanced criminal procedure at Florida International University College of Law. He also speaks to other criminal defense lawyers on ethics and zealously representing criminal defendants charged with serious crimes. He is frequently named as one of the top lawyers in Florida by the Best Lawyers in America, South Florida Legal Guide, Florida Trend Magazine, Chambers & Partners, and the South Florida Business Journal. David has been quoted in publications around the country, including The Miami Herald, The Sun-Sentinel, The Palm Beach Post, the Daily Business Review, USA Today, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Law.com, and CNN.com. He has written opinion pieces for the Miami Herald, and is the author of the popular Southern District of Florida blog. David is committed to zealously representing each and every one of his clients.

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