For more than 30 years, Dave's practice has focused on serving the construction industry, representing owners, developers, builders and design professionals in every phase of private and public construction, from initial planning through dispute resolution. He practices extensively on the transactional side, where he has structured, negotiated and drafted design and construction contracts for large projects throughout California and in the southwestern U.S.
Dave is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in California, as well as in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.
Prior to joining Procopio, Dave was a principal at Ramseyer and Kuhlman, APLC.
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
•“Top Lawyers,” San Diego Magazine, 2013 - 2018
•San Diego Super Lawyers - 2007 - 2010 (Construction Litigation)
•“Public Works Contractors Beware: Starting July 1, 2014, Your Bid Must Include the License Number of Each Listed Subcontractor ,” May 28, 2014.
•“Additional Payment Protection May Exist for General Contractors Working on Large Commercial Projects in California ,” August 1, 2013.
•American Bar Association - Forum on the Construction Industry
•Association of Business Trial Lawyers
•Community Catalysts of California - Director
•San Diego County Bar Association
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