David is a dual-qualified (United States / England and Wales) lawyer resident in Diamond McCarthy’s New York and Washington DC offices. His practice focuses on complex multinational disputes in international arbitration, as well as in litigation in the United States, England, and other international jurisdictions.
In international arbitration, David has acted for and advised private clients and sovereign governments on disputes before the ICC, AAA/ICDR, LCIA, Cepani and ICSID, as well as ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and the English Arbitration Act. In litigation, he has acted in applications regarding arbitration, including injunctions, set-aside claims, and enforcement proceedings, as well as claims relating to product liability, shareholder rights, and complex business disputes. David has broad experience across a variety of industries, including energy and natural resources, telecommunications and technology, construction and infrastructure, finance, maritime, beverages, and pharmaceutical sectors.
In addition to David’s work as counsel, he contributes to leading journals and treatises in the field of international arbitration and dispute resolution, speaks at conferences and law schools, and is active in numerous professional organizations. Prior to joining the Firm, David worked for leading international law firms in Washington, D.C., London, and Brussels.