David S. Wenger


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David Wenger, a senior associate, focuses his practice on the litigation and arbitration of complex disputes. David has significant experience handling litigation matters in courts across the United States, including first-chair federal court trial experience and appeals before several Circuit Courts of Appeal. David has also represented corporations and foreign government entities in numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings. David has formulated and implemented successful strategies for clients involved in high-stakes parallel proceedings in multiple forums. He has also worked on several landmark arbitration-related litigation matters.

In addition to David's dispute-resolution experience, David advises sophisticated corporate clients on high-value transactions and prepares complex contracts in industries including financial services, healthcare, media, construction, manufacturing, software, energy, and real estate. He also has significant experience with regulatory and internal investigations in diverse industries including pharmaceuticals, transportation, and logistics.

Prior to joining the firm in 2015, David practiced litigation and arbitration at a global law firm for 9 years. David also worked in the Chambers of the Honorable Harold Baer, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York as a law student clerk.

Bar Admissions:

New York
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
United States Supreme Court


Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2006
Honors: Fordham Journal of Corporate & Financial Law, Editor
American University,M.A.in International Relations (20/30 credits), 2003
Brooklyn College, B.S., 2002
Honors: Cum Laude


Petition To Confirm Foreign Arbitral Award Dismissed For Forum Non Conveniens, International Law Office (2012)
Don't Bite the Hand that Feeds You: Arbitrator Bias Based on Payment Information, Transnational Dispute Management (2008)
Ensuring Collection: Maritime Attachment, Maritime Risk Int'l (2007); translated into German and published in Deutsche Verkehrs-Zeitung (2009)


FAA Licensed Private Pilot

Professional Affiliations :

New York City Bar Association, Arbitration Committee Secretary (2007-2008)
New York State Bar Association
Lawyer Pilots Bar Association