David Fitzpatrick

David Fitzpatrick is an associate in Pierce Atwood’s Litigation and Construction Practice Groups. He is involved in all aspects of litigation, including investigation, discovery, and drafting pleadings and various motions. David has experience in a wide range of legal areas within civil litigation, including legal malpractice, property, contracts, torts, and employment.

With regard to construction, David has assisted in representing general contractors and subcontractors, and has provided advocacy to assert and defend claims involving breach of contract, defective work, delay, and mechanic’s liens. In this role, he has participated in fact investigation and prepared complaints, answers, and a variety of motions.

Prior to joining Pierce Atwood, David clerked for Justices Gilbert V. Indeglia and William P. Robinson III at the Rhode Island Supreme Court, where he conducted extensive legal research and drafted opinions on criminal and civil cases.

David was also a legal intern at a Rhode Island law firm where he assisted with the production of court documents, outlined questions for upcoming depositions, and observed various proceedings in Rhode Island Superior Court.

While in law school, David served as articles editor for the Roger Williams Law Review. He also was an honors program mentor, office of admissions student ambassador, member of the tax and business law society, and Kaplan Bar Review student representative.

Honors & Distinctions
  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America® “Ones to Watch” for Commercial Litigation (2023)