An experienced commercial litigator and client advocate, David brings enthusiasm and ingenuity to his clients’ legal disputes. David views every stage of every dispute—from pre-litigation through trial—as a unique opportunity to further important client objectives.

As an associate in BFKN’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, commercial leases, insurance claims, franchise law, ERISA claims, and other commercial matters. He has represented 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.



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


  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2017
  • University of Chicago, M.A. in Humanities, 2012
  • Binghamton University, B.A., Comparative Literature, summa cum laude, 2008




  • Lowden Wigmore Prize for best Law Review Note, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
  • Notes Editor, Northwestern University Law Review
  • Rising Star, Illinois Super Lawyers (2024)
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