- Premises Liability - Defense
|University ||Loyola Marymount University (B.A., Major: English; 2009); Recipient, Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts Advisory Board Scholar; Dean's List 2008, 2009; Recipient, Dorothy Day Award; Recipient, Clinical Legal Edcuation Association's Outstanding Student Award|
|Law School||Villanova University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2013|
|Admitted||2013, New Jersey; 2013, Pennsylvania|
Associations & Memberships
Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Philadelphia Bar Association
•Hispanic National Bar Association
David is an associate in the Casualty Department. He focuses his practice on the defense of product liability and premises liability matters.
Prior to joining Marshall Dennehey, David served as an intern with the Capital Habeas Unit of the Federal Community Defenders of Philadelphia and with the Homicide Unit of the Defender Association of Philadelphia. As an intern with these entities, David acquired extensive experience defending indigent clients in state and federal death penalty cases.
David earned his juris doctor, cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law. While in law school, David participated in Villanova's Farmworker Legal Aid Clinic where he represented clients in employment and immigration matters. For his work at the clinic, David was awarded the Clinical Legal Education Association's Outstanding Student Award. During law school, David served as a research assistant to Professor Penelope Pether. Based on his work, Professor Pether selected David to serve as an editor for the Law and Literature Journal published by the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
•Forum Non Conveniens: Where Your Convenience Does Not Matter, Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 1, March 2014
•Can A Plaintiff Safely Walk and Chew Gum At The Same Time in Pennsylvania? Defense Digest, Vol. 19, No. 4, December 2013, co-author
Year Joined Organization: 2013
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Forum Non Conveniens: Where Your Convenience Does Not Matter
David Salazar, March 17, 2014
For years, defendants have been at the mercy of a plaintiff’s choice of venue. Other than removing to federal court or objecting to an improper venue, defendants have little control over where a matter will be litigated. Forum non conveniens has long been somewhat of a mirage: an option that,...
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