David O. Brink
Mr. Brink is Smith & Brink’s Litigation Manager, a member of the Board of Directors and a founding Shareholder of the firm. During his thirty one (31) years of practice, Mr. Brink has tried more than one hundred (100) cases. He is counsel of record on over twenty (20) appellate decisions in state and Federal Courts. Mr. Brink has personally litigated Insurance Fraud/RICO cases in Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Georgia, Florida and Nevada.
Class Action Defense
False Claims Act/Whistleblower
Healthcare/Insurance Fraud and Abuse
Insurance Coverage Disputes and Bad Faith Claims
No-Fault/Personal Injury Protection
Western New England University School of Law (J.D., 1985)
Grove City College (B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1982)
United States District Court, District of Connecticut
United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
United States District Court, District of Rhode Island
United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit
Pro Hac Vice admissions in numerous states and Federal Courts throughout the United States
Professional and Civic Involvement:
Mr. Brink has served as National General Counsel for the International Association of Special Investigative Units for 16 years and is currently General Counsel for the New England Association of Insurance Fraud Investigators
Certified Fraud Examiner
American Trial Lawyers Association
Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
American Health Lawyers Association
Faculty, National Insurance Crime Bureau Academy
For the past nine (9) years, Mr. Brink has served as Assistant Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop 20, Quincy, Massachusetts. He also coaches for the Quincy Youth Soccer Association.
Articles and Presentations
Mr. Brink has been a featured speaker at over seventy five (75) National Insurance Industry Seminars throughout the United States. He has appeared on several national news magazine programs including the ABC program “Day One” and CBS “60 Minutes”.
Insurance Applications for Crash Data Retrieval, Legal Consideration,
Collision Magazine, 2010, Volume 5, Issue 1;
Causes of Action: Rico and Insurance Fraud, (Chapter Author)
Wiley Law Publications (1995)
Building on Common Ground,
A comprehensive strategy for combatting insurance fraud, published as White Paper, International Association of Special Investigation Units (1995).