Matthew David Karnas (David) grew up in Woodbridge, New Jersey and graduated from the University of Arizona in 1986. Subsequently, Mr. Karnas worked as a legislative assistant for Art Hamilton, the first African American elected to the Arizona State Legislature. David then received his Masters Degree in Environmental Science from the State University of New York at Syracuse and his law degree, with honors, from Syracuse University, College of Law in 1990. David has been engaged in the practice of law since 1991 when he was admitted to the Arizona State Bar. David has devoted the majority of his time to representing injured people through mass tort, class action, and personal injury litigation.