David is a partner in the Civil Litigation Practice at Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office. His practice primarily includes defending employers in construction, insurance coverage, employment, medical malpractice, product liability and mass tort litigation. David provides general counsel services to established and emerging businesses, including drafting and reviewing company policies, contract negotiation, and advising human resources on prospective and pending employment action.
In 2017, David was named as an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers Magazine in the areas of Insurance Coverage and Personal Injury – Defense. This distinction is awarded to fewer than 2% of lawyers under the age of 40 licensed in Illinois. David has also been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine for the years 2013-2017, a distinction awarded to less than 4% of Illinois attorneys under the age of 40.
David graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He earned his Juris Doctor from Chicago-Kent College of Law in 2008. At Chicago-Kent, David served as Executive Editor of the Chicago-Kent Journal of International and Comparative Law. David was also active in the Chicago-Kent Employment Law Clinic, the South Asian Law Students Association, and the Hispanic and Latino Law Students Association. In October 2006, David was certified as a Mediator with the Center for Conflict Resolution in Chicago.
David is a member of Legal Prep Academies’ Advisory Board and previously served as the Vice President of the Associate Board from 2012-2016. Legal Prep is a first-of-its-kind high school in an underprivileged Chicago community that provides its students better facilities and technology, access to business professionals, and participation in a yearly legal-based skills program. As a board member, David assists in managing subcommittees, recruiting volunteers and donors, developing marketing strategies, and hosting fundraising events. David and other Wiedner & McAuliffe attorneys have also played a central role in Legal Prep’s skills program by students through mock trial, negotiations, ACT Prep and logic games program culminating in an end of year competition.