David Dwork concentrates his law practice in traumatic brain injury litigation. For over 30 years, he has successfully helped countless survivors of brain injury in their legal battles, guiding them through the legal system and providing the experience, skill and resources required for a successful trial or out-of-court settlement. In 2011, he was selected by his peers for the “Massachusetts Super Lawyer” list.

Mr. Dwork is a former Assistant District Attorney for Middlesex County, Massachusetts. He was a law clerk (1978-79) to the Honorable Frank J. Kennison, Chief Justice, New Hampshire Supreme Court. He also served as a teaching fellow at Boston College Law School (1979-80). Mr. Dwork graduated magna cum laude from Boston University Law School (1977).

Mr. Dwork has published numerous articles and is an accomplished lecturer on civil litigation matters, particularly traumatic brain injury. He is very active with the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts, where he serves as their legal counsel and is a past President. He is also a member of the National Brain Injury Association.



Law Office of David Dwork

June 2012 – Present

Litigating complex personal injury and commercial disputes with a special emphasis on traumatic brain injury cases.


Barron & Stadfeld, P.C.

August 1981 – June 2012

Concentrated in business litigation and complex personal injury, with a special focus on traumatic brain injury litigation. Managing partner of the litigation department.


Massachusetts Brain Injury Association

1991 – 1993; 2016 – 2020

Chaired Board of Directors Meetings and Executive Committee meetings-general supervisory responsibilities. Currently member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

Assistant District Attorney


January 1980 – January 1981


Teaching Fellow

Boston College Law School

January 1979 – January 1980

Law Clerk

The Honorable Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court Francis R. Kenison

January 1978 – January 1979

Assisted in research and drafting of legal opinions and other responsibilities as determined by the Chief Justice.


Member of the National Brain Injury Association, Member and Legal Counsel for the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts, Former Member of the American Trial Lawyers Association – Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, Former Member of the Broad of Governors for the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.

Honors & Awards

Martindale-Hubbell AV® Preeminent Rated, a certification mark indicating that the lawyer’s peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence; Massachusetts SuperLawyers, a designation given to the top 5% of lawyers as rated by their peers; Recognition in Boston’s “Top Rated Lawyers”; “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” National Trial Lawyers Association; “Top 100 Lawyers” The American Society of Legal Advocates; Avvo rated: “10.0” (Excellent).

Publications and Speaking Engagements

“Building Your Civil Trial Skills”
National Business Institute
December 14, 2006

“The 2004 Homelessness and Brain Injury Conference”
Neuro-Rehab Management, Inc.
October 28, 2004

“How to Litigate Your First Civil Trial in Massachusetts”
National Business Institute
June 18, 2004

“Trying the Soft Tissue Injury Case in Massachusetts”
One Day Seminar providing an in-depth review of the issues and successful techniques involved in soft tissue injury cases
December 17, 2001

“Preparation and Trial of the Traumatic Brain Injury Case”
Lorman Education Services
December 12, 1997

“Premises Liability: Preparation and Trial of a Difficult Case in Massachusetts”
National Business Institute
October 28, 1998

“Proving and Disputing Damages in Massachusetts”
National Business Institute
June 25, 1996

“Trying the Automobile Injury Case in Massachusetts”
National Business Institute
November 30, 1994

“Trying the Auto Accident Case”
National Education Network
February 18, 1994

“Child’s Action for Loss of Consortium”
Boston University Law Review, 1976

Community Membership

  • National Brain Injury Association


  • Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts

    Member, Legal Counsel (former President of the Massachusetts Brain Injury Association)

  • American Trial Lawyers Association

    Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group

  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys

    Board of Governors


  • State University of New York at Stony Brook - B.A. - 1973
  • Boston University - J.D. - 1977

    magna cum laude

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