David L. Lutz


Personal Injury Attorney in Pennsylvania

Email: lutz@hhrlaw.com

David Lutz is an established, experienced personal injury attorney in Pennsylvania. He is highly skilled at handling auto insurance litigation and bad faith claims. Mr. Lutz is a passionate and committed advocate for the injured. He has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America as the 2013 Lawyer of the Year for Harrisburg in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and regularly selected to the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® list. Mr. Lutz’s peers have also recently recognized him through selection to the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs. He has been included in each edition since 2006.

Mr. Lutz’s 2014 verdict on behalf of a wife whose husband was killed by a drunk driver totaled $2.5 million in a dram shop case (Estate of Kerlin v. MS & BS, Inc.). This verdict is listed among the Top PA Verdicts and Settlements for 2014. He also holds membership in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, further statement of his success in and out of the courtroom.

Mr. Lutz served as the past president of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice and is a frequent lecturer and authored a number of books on automobile insurance laws over the years. A Pennsylvania native, he truly cares about assisting the clients that walk through our doors.


  • University of Dayton School of Law, 1981, J.D.
  • Pennsylvania State University, 1977, B.S.
  • Pennsylvania State University, 1978, Masters in Public Administration

Published Works

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

Honors & Awards

  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyers®: 2006 – present
  • The Best Lawyers in America – 2013 Lawyer of the Year for Harrisburg in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • The Best Lawyers in America: 2006 – present
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Milton D. Rosenburg Award, sponsor PA Trial Lawyers Association (1998)
  • George Douglas, Jr. Amicus Curiae Award, sponsor PA Trial Lawyers Association (1997)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • Third Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court Western District


  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice (Past President, Author & Lecturer)
  • Central PA Trial Lawyers (Past President)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Dauphin County Bar Association
  • The Honorable William W. Lipsitt Chapter, American Inn of Court, Master
What Sets HHR Apart?
  • Available to our clients 24/7
  • One of the largest firms in the area
  • Millions of dollars recovered
  • Spanish speaking services available
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