Work: Law Firm
Specialties: Personal Injury
Location: Park City, Utah & Salt Lake City, Utah
Founded/Managed by: David S. Kottler
David S. Kottler founded Summit Litigation as the only personal injury law firm with offices in both Park City and Salt Lake City. Today, Summit Litigation handles all types of injury and wrongful death cases throughout Utah, with a particular focus on skiing and snowboarding injuries. Summit Litigation has become Utah's premier ski and snowboard injury law firm, representing clients who have been harmed by the carelessness of other skiers, snowboarders, and ski resorts. Mr. Kottler also serves as of-counsel to the Salt Lake City personal injury law firm Eisenberg, Gilchrist & Cutt.
Mr. Kottler has tried more than 100 cases to verdict since his graduation cum laude from the University of San Diego School of Law in 1993. While in law school, Mr. Kottler achieved several honors and distinctions, including the American Jurisprudence Award and a merit/achievement scholarship. Prior to pursuing his career in litigation, Mr. Kottler clerked for Chief Justice Michael D. Zimmerman at the Utah Supreme Court. He was then hired as a Deputy County Attorney at the Weber County Prosecutor's Office, where he prosecuted felonies and misdemeanors. Following his work as a prosecutor, Mr. Kottler was hired as a trial specialist by the Salt Lake Legal Defender Association. Mr. Kottler's private litigation practice began in 2000 and has evolved into its present form focusing exclusively on personal injury and ski accident cases.