David L. Lutz

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Harrisburg, PA

Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLP
 | 1300 Linglestown Rd, Suite 2
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Phone: 717-222-2222
Fax: 717-233-3029
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney David L. Lutz is an associate at the highly respected Harrisburg law firm of Handler, Henning & Rosenberg LLP. Mr. Lutz focuses his practice on representing the interests of clients throughout Pennsylvania in matters related to personal injury and insurance law. Thanks to his long record of success, clients regularly turn to him for help pursuing compensation and benefits related to:

  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Premises and product liability
  • Nursing home abuse
  • Medical malpractice
  • Mesothelioma and asbestos
  • Lead paint poisoning
  • Dram shop liability
  • Wrongful death

Mr. Lutz began his legal career in 1981 after earning his law degree from University of Dayton School of Law and his approval to practice law in Ohio. In 1982, Pennsylvania issued its approval for him to practice in its state courtrooms. In addition, the U.S. District Courts for the Middle, Eastern and Western Districts of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit have also approved him to practice in their courts.

Over the course of Mr. Lutz's 35-year legal career, he has earned the respect of both his clients and his peers because of his reputation as a skilled trial attorney. The Best Lawyers in America has included him on its list of the nation's best attorneys for 10 years, and he has received an AV-Preeminent peer-review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, he is a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum as a result of his courtroom success.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2019

Certificates and Credentials

  • National Board of Trial Advocacy

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About David Lutz

Admitted: 1982, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage: http://hhrlaw.com/attorneys/attorney-david-l-lutz/


  • Lawyer of the Year for Harrisburg, The Best Lawyers in America, 2013
  • Milton D. Rosenburg Award, Sponsor PA Trial Lawyers Association, 1998
  • George Douglas, Jr. Amicus Curiae Award, Sponsor PA Trial Lawyers Association, 1997
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2005 – present
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 – present

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Master, The Honorable William W. Lipsitt Chapter, American Inn of Court
  • Dauphin County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Past President, Central PA Trial Lawyers
  • Past President, Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • U.S. District Court Western District, 2003
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1982
  • Pennsylvania, 1982
  • Ohio, 1981

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Editor, Personal Injury Subrogation Handbook, PA Trial Lawyers Association, 2002
  • PA Automobile Litigation: Guidelines and Forms for the Trial Lawyer, PA Trial Lawyers Association
  • PA Motor Vehicle Insurance – An Analysis of the Financial Responsibility Law, PA Trial Lawyers Association


  • Estate of Kerlin v. MS & BS, Inc.

Educational Background:

  • Pennsylvania State University, Middletown, PA, Masters in Public Administration, Honors: With Honors, 1978  
  • Pennsylvania State University, Middletown, PA, B.S., Honors: With Honors, 1977
Find Me Online
Website - www.hhrlaw.com
Office Location for David L. Lutz

1300 Linglestown Rd
Suite 2
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Phone: 717-222-2222

Fax: 717-233-3029

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Last Updated: 12/17/2018

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