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As an associate in the Firm’s Litigation Group, David has guided clients through a wide range of commercial litigation matters. David has handled all phases of legal disputes, from pre-litigation through trial preparation, has briefed and argued a variety of motions in court, and has conducted depositions of key witnesses. His experience covers multiple areas of law, involving intellectual property law, commercial leases, insurance claims, franchise law, ERISA claims, and other commercial matters, and includes representation of commercial landlords, fashion brands, automotive manufacturers, and telecommunications companies. David also maintains an active pro bono practice, including representation of incarcerated persons in prisoners’ rights matters.

While attending law school, David participated in the Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law’s Civil Rights Litigation Clinic and served as a summer legal intern for the Lawyers’ Committee for Better Housing in Chicago.

Representative Matters

  • Represented a lender and successfully secured dismissal of federal-court claims relating to possession of a multi-million-dollar residence.
  • Pursued damages claims on behalf of commercial landlords relating to maintenance of, and damage to, commercial premises.
  • Defended fashion brands in trademark disputes in federal court, and represented a variety of clients in trademark matters before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
  • Defended retailers and fashion brands in multiple class action lawsuits alleging Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) violations based on augmented reality technology.
  • Represented automotive manufacturers in numerous franchise disputes, including litigation with franchisees in state and federal court and matters before state motor vehicle boards.
  • Represented an insurance policyholder in coverage litigation regarding data protection and business interruption losses under a cyber policy stemming from a ransomware attack on the policyholder.
  • Advised telecommunications clients in matters related to, among other things, rooftop leases and exercises of state eminent domain power.

Activities & Honors

  • Recipient, Lowden Wigmore Prize for best Law Review Note, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
  • Notes Editor, Northwestern University Law Review
  • Order of the Coif, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

Articles & Publications



Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017

University of Chicago, M.A. in Humanities, 2012

Binghamton University, B.A., Comparative Literature, summa cum laude, 2008

Bar & Court Admissions

  • State of Illinois
    U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
    U.S. District Court - Southern District of Illinois
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