David C. Rapahel Jr.


David Raphael  represents plaintiffs and class members in various antitrust class actions.

Prior to joining Smith Segura & Raphael, LLP, in 2006, David was a partner at a New Orleans law firm handling commercial litigation, business transactions, and start-up/emerging business planning including formation, internal governance and shareholders' rights.

He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Louisiana State University (B.S., 1989; J.D., 1993).  He is licensed to practice law in Louisiana, and has been admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Middle and Western District of Louisiana.