David B. Markowitz

David B. Markowitz

Trial Lawyer

(503) 295-3085

Key Facts

-Recognized by Chambers USA as one of the top two commercial litigators in Oregon -Recognized as one of Portland's leading commercial Litigators for the past twenty-six years in The Best Lawyers in America -Recognized as a top 10 Oregon Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine -Selected as one of the Top Ten Oregon Litigators by the National Law Journal -Selected as one of Lawdragon's 500 Leading Litigators in America, and 500 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers in America -Recognized as one of Oregon’s 50 Great Leaders for Oregon by Oregon Business Magazine -Received Commerce Magazine's Rainmaker Mentor Award -Received the Oregon State Bar President's Special Award of Appreciation for devoting significant time and energy to CLE training for Oregon attorneys -Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers


David Markowitz is the co-founder of the litigation boutique law firm Markowitz Herbold. In his forty-eight years of practice, Dave has successfully tried important lawsuits and arbitrations to conclusion and has been the lead counsel in numerous high-stakes, precedent-setting matters. Dave is considered one of the country’s foremost authorities on oral advocacy.

He has been a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers since 1991, and in 2010 he was inducted into the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He receives the highest possible rating by Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America, and Super Lawyers. In 2023, he received the prestigious Professionalism Award from the Multnomah County Bar Association.

In addition to his active trial schedule, Dave shares his craft with lawyers of all levels. He frequently lectures about depositions and other trial topics to state, local, and federal bars across the country and in Canada.

David B. Markowitz's Products

The Deposition Handbook - Trial Guides
The Deposition Handbook
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Mastering the Art of Persuading the Trial Judge - Trial Guides
Deposition Techniques - On Demand - Trial Guides
Deposition Techniques - On Demand
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Keys to Successfully Taking & Defending Depositions - On Demand CLE - Trial Guides
Mastering the Art of Persuading the Trial Judge - On Demand - Trial Guides