David A. Turner


Los Angeles

Tel: (213) 362-7777 Ext. 267
Tel: (213) 362-7777 Ext. 267
Fax: (213) 362-7788
Email: dturner@yukelaw.com

David A. Turner is a 2002 cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, and a 1996 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Stanford. Mr. Turner joined Yukevich | Cavanaugh in 2011. He has experience litigating and trying cases in multiple jurisdictions throughout the U.S. He is also a former adjunct professor of legal writing at William Mitchell College of Law, in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Mr. Turner’s practice focuses on preparing for trial and trying major liability and exposure cases in the product liability field. Mr. Turner was an integral part of Yukevich | Cavanaugh’s trial team that won defense verdicts for manufacturers in the Jeffrey Sohn v. Easton-Bell Sports, Inc. and Edward Acuna v. Riddell, Inc. cases, both of which were selected as Verdicts of the Year by the Los Angeles Daily Journal.

Mr. Turner has repeatedly been selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for both Southern California and Minnesota, and was named to the 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers list.

Mr. Turner’s practice focuses on the following areas:

Product Liability

  • Sporting/Protective Products and Headgear

- Football Helmets/Traumatic Brain Injury

- Bicycle-BMX Helmets/Traumatic Brain Injury

- Motorcycle Helmets/Traumatic Brain Injury

- Baseball Bats and Protective Equipment

  • Medical Device and Prescription Drug Litigation

- Duodenoscope

- Hemostatic Puncture-Closure Device

- Hormone Replacement Therapy Drug

  • Law Enforcement Products and Equipment
  • Appliances and Consumer Products

Major Tort Liability

  •  Catastrophic industrial accidents

- Complex vehicle accidents

- Toxic Exposure

- Property Damage

Commercial and Business Litigation

Trust and Estate Litigation

  • Defense of Trustees
  • University of Minnesota Law School, Juris Doctor (2002)
    • cum laude
  • Stanford University, Bachelor of Arts (1996)
  • California (2002)
  • Minnesota (2003)
  • USDC - District of Minnesota
  • USDC - Central District of California
  • USDC - Northern District of California
  • USDC - Southern District of California
  • Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
David A. Turner
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  • Acuna v. Riddell, Inc.Read Details
    Stanley Mosk Superior Court, Los Angeles, CA – March 20, 2014
  • Sohn v. Easton-Bell Sports, Inc.Read Details
    Van Nuys Superior Court, Van Nuys, CA – August 15, 2013