He has represented end-payor classes in pharmaceutical antitrust litigation, including in the Cipro drug antitrust cases, the Restasis antitrust litigation, and the Generic Pharmaceuticals Price-Fixing cases. In 2017, David was awarded “Outstanding Private Practice Antitrust Achievement” by the American Antitrust Institute for his work on the Cipro case. He also represents plaintiffs in In re Domestic Airline Travel Antitrust Litigation (D.D.C.), a class action lawsuit alleging a conspiracy by United, American, Delta, and Southwest to artificially inflate domestic airline ticket prices by limiting capacity.
David also has extensive experience litigating intellectual property cases. David has both prosecuted and defended patent infringement claims in numerous venues, including federal district courts in California and Texas, as well as before the International Trade Commission. He has litigated cases in diverse technology areas, including internet services, storage virtualization, semiconductor design, and handheld mobile devices. David also has experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in copyright infringement and trade secret matters.
Prior to joining Lieff Cabraser, David litigated high-profile patent and copyright cases at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan. David served as a law clerk for the Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California.
Past Employment Positions
•Hon. Saundra Brown Armstrong, United States District Court, Northern District of California, Law Clerk, 2007 - 2008
•Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, Associate
In the News
•September 11, 2018
David Rudolph Speaks on Privacy Class Actions at Civil Law Symposium
• August 1, 2017
David Rudolph Speaks on Strategies for Data Breach Cases at AAJ Education Webinar
•January 1, 2016
Congratulations to New Lieff Cabraser Partners Lin Chan, Douglas Cuthbertson, and David Rudolph
Honors & Awards
•“Outstanding Private Practice Antitrust Achievement,“ American Antitrust Institute, 2017
•Panelist, Privacy Class Actions, Civil Law Symposium on Class Actions, Northern District Practice Program, 2018
•Strategies for Data Breach Cases, American Association for Justice, 2017
•Intellectual Property Roundtable, California Lawyer, 2013
Professional Associations and Memberships
State Bar of California
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