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David, counsel in the litigation practice group, focuses his practice on representing corporate policyholders in resolving disputes concerning coverage under general liability, property, directors and officers, professional liability, and cyberliability insurance - among other types of coverage - by way of litigation, mediation, and arbitration. David also has experience advising policyholders during policy placements and renewals, as well as during commercial transactions with respect to fulfillment of insurance requirements and negotiation of the same.

Credentials

  • University of Illinois College of Law, 2013, J.D., Cum Laude, University of Illinois Law Review - Topics Editor 2012 - 2013
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010, B.A.,

    Bronze Table Scholar, James Scholar

  • Illinois

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Federal Circuit

  • University of Illinois Chicago College of Law – Adjunct Professor – Lawyering Skills Department
  • Equality Illinois – Capitol Club Member
  • Lawyers for the Creative Arts – Associate Board Member
  • Chicago Bar Association – Member 
  • American Bar Association – Member 
 

Awards & Recognition

  • Selected to the Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars list for Insurance Coverage, 2016-2021

Notable Quotes

  • 14 November 2017, "Wave of Biometric Privacy Class Actions Builds; Employers Urged to Review Procedures, Insurance Coverage", Cook County Record