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What the team is known for Offers significant expertise in complex commercial litigation, acting for large corporations in federal and state trials. Retains a standout practice in IP litigation, with a specialism in music royalty disputes. Active across a number of sectors, including energy and financial services. Can also draw on the firm's notable experience in appellate matters.
Work highlights Acted for SoundExchange in a dispute with Sirius XM Radio concerning unpaid music royalties. The team secured a $150 million settlement on behalf of the client.
David DeBruin secures excellent results for a diverse client base, ranging from energy companies to Native American tribes, in high-stakes litigation. He offers significant experience in M&A litigation and False Claims Act cases, as well as in appellate proceedings. A market source describes him as "very smart, very thoughtful and a good oral advocate."