David T. Butler, Jr.

David Butler is a partner in the Baton Rouge law firm of Funderburk & Butler. He brings thirty-six years of legal experience to his mediation clients. Mr. Butler has an extensive legal background, but more recently his practice has focused on workers’ compensation matters. He has tried over 200 cases and chaired over 600 medical review panels. Since joining Perry Dampf in 2015, Mr. Butler has successfully concluded 80% of the mediations he conducted.



Admitted to Bar: Louisiana, 1984; U.S. District Court: Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Mr. Butler is a member of the Louisiana State Bar Association, Baton Rouge Bar Association, Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel, International Association of Defense Counsel, and Wex Malone American Inn of Court.


"I'm glad we were able to get it resolved. ... Again, it was a pleasure working with you and I'll look forward to our next one together."

Louisiana State Bar Association Baton Rouge Bar Association Louisiana Association Defense Counsel International Association of Defence Counsel American Inns of Court