Dave is a managing associate in the firm’s Construction practice, where he represents clients’ interests throughout the construction industry. His practice focuses on construction litigation and representing clients both in pre-suit dispute resolution and throughout the litigation process. He has been involved in a broad range of construction-related cases ranging from residential construction disputes to matters involving large municipal projects. His cases involve issues such as construction defect or delay claims, design negligence, breach of contract claims and payment disputes. Dave has represented clients holding various roles in construction projects, including project owners, contractors, architects and engineers, and design professionals. Outside of the construction industry, his litigation experience includes a broad range of practice areas, most notably professional liability, trucking and transportation, and commercial litigation.

Dave approaches his practice with the understanding that litigation is not only a business decision, but oftentimes acts as an impediment to either finalizing a project or maintaining a future relationship between the parties. His goal is to resolve matters as efficiently as possible while achieving the best result for clients and minimizing disruptions to their day-to-day business. To this end, Dave is committed to working closely with clients to understand their business challenges and develop innovative, effective strategies to achieve their goals.

PublicationsProfessional and Civic
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • The Hershey Foundation, Trustee
  • Montessori Educational Impact Fund, Board of Managers