Biography

Dave advises employers on a variety of a labor and employment matters, including representing employers in employment discrimination litigation, advising employers on traditional labor activities and counseling employers on day-to-day employment issues arising under state and federal laws.

Dave regularly assists clients with labor and employment matters before administrative agencies—such as the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the National Labor Relations Board—and has represented clients in employment litigation and wage and hour matters before state and federal courts. Dave has also handled litigation and counseled clients on issues arising under Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA and the FLSA, as well as various state wage and hour laws. Dave also has drafted employment contracts and has assisted with restrictive covenant and trade secret litigation and counseling.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining the firm, Dave was a litigation associate in the Pittsburgh office of an international law firm, where he handled product liability, toxic tort and commercial litigation matters. Dave also previously served as counsel to the National Basketball Players Association, where, among other responsibilities, he negotiated and drafted collective bargaining agreements; advised players and agents on issues such as contracts, salary cap rules and player discipline; managed lobbying efforts; and processed disciplinary appeals.

While in law school, Dave was a law clerk for the National Basketball Players Association and a summer associate at Fox Rothschild and a New Mexico-based firm. He also served as article editor of the Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law, was a participant in the National Baseball Arbitration Competition, served as Sports Symposium Co-Chair of the Committee on Sports and Entertainment Law and was a teaching assistant for the course, “Representing the Student Athlete.”

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Dave has previously served as a mentor with the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, which seeks to build a more diverse legal industry, and as a volunteer attorney with the South Hills Legal Clinic, which provides pro bono legal advice to low-income individuals on a wide range of issues.