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David McClain - Oakland, CA

Jack London Market55 Harrison StreetSuite 400 Oakland, CA 94607- 3858

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Updated: 02/18/2024

Oakland Catastrophic Personal Injury Lawyer


David McClain has been a partner at Kazan, McClain, Satterley & Greenwood, A Professional Law Corporation since 1983.

Mr. McClain has specialized in complex litigation involving catastrophic personal injury for 33 years. Mr. McClain has personally negotiated complex litigation settlements (including present and future victims) totaling over 5 billion dollars. In over four decades of litigation experience, Mr. McClain has never lost a trial-criminal or civil...

About David McClain

Practice Areas

  • Catastrophic Personal Injury


  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner
  • Founder and President, Kazan McClain Partners’ Foundation, Inc.


Bar Admissions

  • California, 1972

Other Affiliations

  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association, 1996 (President)
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association, 1987 - Present (Member, Board of Governors)
  • American Association for Justice (Member)
  • The Asbestos Litigation Group (Member)
  • The National Lawyers Guild (Member)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (Member)
  • The Alameda County Bar Association (Member)
  • The California State Bar Association (Member)
  • Parents' Association of Bentley School in Oakland (President)
  • Parents' Association of Bentley School in Oakland (President, Diversity Committee)


  • University of California College of the Law, San Francisco (formerly UC Hastings), San Francisco, California, 1972
    Honors: Member, Thurston Society (Top 5%)
  • University of California at Los Angeles, 1969

Pro Bono Activities

  • Founder and President of the Kazan McClain Partners’ Foundation, Inc.

Classes and Seminars

  • Presenter, Consumers Attorneys of California state convention
  • Presenter, National Judicial College
  • Presenter, National Lawyers Guild


Other Sources of Feedback About David McClain

Included on the 2024 Northern California list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Northern California Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Northern California Super Lawyers list

View the profile for David McClain on Super Lawyers


  • Northern California Super Lawyers, 2007
  • Oakland Magazine The East Bay's Best Lawyers in America
  • Finalist, Consumer Attorneys of California’s Trial Lawyer of the Year


Office Information


Jack London Market55 Harrison StreetSuite 400 Oakland, CA 94607- 3858


  • (510) 835-4913

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