Attorney David Sackman is a Florida-licensed attorney, member-in-good-standing of the Florida and Orange County Bar Associations, and an experienced negotiator and litigator. He is a graduate of Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law, Barry University, Orlando, Florida, a private, Catholic university. Prior to founding The Sackman Trial Group in 2014, Mr. Sackman worked with a large injury law firm for 5 years. Prior to that Mr. Sackman worked for a medium-sized insurance defense law firm where he represented some of the largest employers in the state of Florida including Publix, Rosen Hotels, Mears Motor Transportation, Goodwill Industries, Universal Studios, and Frontier Communications.
While attending law school full time, Mr. Sackman clerked for well-known, national insurance company and one of Central Florida’s largest insurance defense firms. He also worked as a research assistant in the areas of law of the sea and admiralty law, and as a research assistant and law clerk for a small law firm.
Prior to attending law school and becoming an attorney, Mr. Sackman obtained a B.S. in Marine Transportation with a Minor in Marine Operations from SUNY Maritime College at Ft. Schuyler, Bronx, NY. He also successfully obtained an unlimited tonnage deck license and worked as a deck officer on U.S. flagged merchant vessels including container ships, petroleum tankers and tug/barge units throughout the U.S. and the world for about six years.
He has attended marine firefighting school, survival school and advanced navigation school as a part of post-graduate studies.
Mr. Sackman is the proud father of two children, Alexandra and Will. Alexandra is a Registered Nurse and Will is attending FSU. David spends most of his free time, playing golf, boating, and officiating lacrosse. Mr. Sackman played lacrosse at Saint Anthony’s High School on Long Island, at NY Maritime Collage and Post-Graduate Club lacrosse in New York and Florida. He has been an NCAA certified lacrosse official for more than 15 years. In addition, he has served as a professional lacrosse referee with the National Lacrosse League (NLL.). He was selected as the 2010 US Lacrosse High School Council’s Man of the Year, and the 2011 Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Boy’s Lacrosse Official of the Year for his continued support and dedication to Boy’s youth, Middle school and high school lacrosse throughout the Orlando area and the State of Florida. Currently, Mr. Sackman serves as the Vice President on the Board of Directors of the Orlando Chapter for The US Lacrosse Foundation. He has served as the President of the Florida Lacrosse Officials Association (FLOA) and currently serves on its Board of Directors.