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Practice Areas

David chairs the State Attorneys General (AG) practice. His focus also includes Public Policy, Litigation, and Government Investigations. He provides clients with practical insights and legal counsel in dealings with each of the nation’s AGs and offerings comprehensive representation related to all aspects of AG activities. He monitors and anticipates related trends and developments.

Career

David previously served as Chief Deputy Attorney General – the number two law enforcement officer for the state – in the Office of the Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman. He served as the top advisor on all legal, management, press and policy matters. He directly oversaw the consumer protection and criminal justice sections. He managed major litigation matters related to the Second Amendment, the Consumer Protection Act, and Supreme Court amicus briefings. He served as the point person amidst the 2014 Ebola crisis, and led the efforts to review, assess and determine all processes related to containing the outbreak. The Ebola outbreak in Colorado was effectively contained.

Professional Memberships

Adjunct Professor, George Mason University School of Law

Visiting Fellow, The National Security Institute at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School, since March 2018

Personal

Nelson Kempsky Award for Management and Leadership, Conference of Western Attorneys General, 2017