David W Ogden

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Practice Areas

David Ogden focuses his practice on complex problems with substantial financial or representational implications:

--civil litigation and federal and state government enforcement actions and investigations under regulatory regimes such as the False Claims Act, fair lending and other anti-discrimination laws, the antitrust or competition laws, securities laws, fraud, consumer protection, financial services, and environmental laws;

--matters raising issues of public and private international law, such as transnational litigation in US courts, transnational regulation and enforcement, investor-state disputes and arbitration, enforcement of foreign judgments, injunctions against foreign litigation, and controversies outside the United States;

--administrative law and other litigation challenging government regulations or other official actions;

--litigation to restrain the enforcement of federal or state statutes or government actions, including first amendment, federal preemption, Commerce Clause, equal protection, due process, and expropriation issues;

--compliance counseling and monitorships; and

--Supreme Court and appellate litigation.


US Deputy Attorney General 2009-10; Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, USDOJ 1999-2001; Chief of Staff and Counselor to US Attorney General 1997-99; Associate Deputy Attorney General 1995-97; Deputy General Counsel, US Department of Defense 1994-95; Law Clerk, US Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun 1982-83.


JD, Harvard Law School; BA, University of Pennsylvania.