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David is a counsel in the Labor & Employment Practice Group of Reed Smith LLP, a global law firm with more than 1,500 lawyers in 31 offices throughout the United States, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., cum laude, Notes Editor, Law Review
  • American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), M.I.M.
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A.

  • Pennsylvanie
  • Virginie Occidentale

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of West Virginia

  • David is a member of the Board of Directors of the Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services of Pittsburgh, chairs its PBA Industries Committee, and serves on its Executive Committee.
  • David is a member of the East End Cooperative Ministry, Inc., an organization dedicated to helping vulnerable adults and at-risk children or youth, and chairs its Interfaith Committee.

Récompenses et distinctions

  • AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated, 5.0/5 (Martindale-Hubbell®)
  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Employment Law - Management and Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2008-2024
  • Selected for inclusion in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers list for Employment & Labor, 2004-2005, 2007-2022


David has four children -- a son who is a graduate (Phi Beta Kappa) of the University of Chicago; a daughter who is also a graduate (Phi Beta Kappa) of the University of Chicago and of New York University School of Law; a daughter who is a graduate of Wellesley College; and a son who is in 11th Grade    and he lives in the Shadyside section of Pittsburgh with the younger of his two sons and his AKC Champion dogs.