T. David Copley

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  • Attorney at Keller Rohrback L.L.P. (70 Attorneys)
  • 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 3200, Seattle, WA 98101
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David Copley brings creative solutions to complicated problems. He is a member of Keller Rohrback’s nationally recognized Complex Litigation Group, where his practice is focused on class action and other complex litigation. David is a skilled advocate, with extensive experience in pre-trial proceedings, jury trials, bench trials, arbitrations, and appeals. David’s experience and passion bring value to collaborations with his talented Keller Rohrback co-workers and with co-counsel across the Country.

Recent significant representations include: cases against major financial institutions regarding improper fees for foreign currency exchange; ERISA violations arising from conversion of privately-held corporation to ESOP ownership; ERISA violations arising from violation of plan prohibition on reduction of certain benefits; wage and hour class action involving misclassification of financial services workers; wage and hour collective action involving misclassification of certain store managers; and representing a large institutional investor that suffered losses from misrepresentations involving mortgage-backed securities.

David is also committed to community service. He is active in local charities fighting hunger and homelessness, and he is active in the fight for Marriage Equality.

Recent Post

Keller Rohrback Investigates Intel and AMD Computer Chip Flaws

Keller Rohrback Files Amicus Brief with Washington Supreme Court on Behalf of ACLU-WA

Keller Rohrback L.L.P. Appointed Interim Co-Lead Counsel In Theranos, Inc. Litigation

UnitedHealthcare and OptumRx Overcharge Their Customers for Prescription Drugs

Keller Rohrback Investigates Morgan Stanley’s $8 Billion 401(k) Plan

Keller Rohrback Files Proposed Class Action Complaint Against Theranos, Inc. & Walgreens Boots Alliance

Keller Rohrback Files Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Theranos Consumers

Keller Rohrback Investigates Express Scripts Overcharges for Prescription Drugs

Keller Rohrback Investigates Express Scripts Overcharges for Prescription Drugs

Honors & Awards

Public Justice Trial Lawyer of the Year 1995

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Appeals
  • Employee Benefits and Retirement Security
  • Employment Law
  • Financial Products and Services
  • Mass Personal Injury
  • Whistleblower

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
206.623.1900  Phone
206.623.3384  Fax
University Attended:
University of Iowa, B.A., Political Science and English, with Honors and Distinction; Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha, 1981
Law School Attended:
Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., Coordinating Executive Editor, Northwestern University Law Review, 1984
Year of First Admission:
1990, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington; 2009, U.S. Court for Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; 1985, Arizona; 1985, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona; 1986, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; 1986, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California; 1990, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington; 1990, Washington; 2000, U.S. Supreme Court; 2005, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; 2007, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit; 2015, New York; 2015, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; 2015, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; 2016, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; 2017, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois; 2003, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska

Professional and Civic Involvement

National Employment Lawyers Association, Member

American Bar Association, Member

ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Committee, Co-Chair

Washington State Bar Association, Member

Northwest Harvest, Board of Directors, 2000-2009; Chair, Board of Directors 2005-2007

Community Lunch on Capitol Hill, Chair, Board of Directors 2008-2013; Board of Directors 2016-present

Birth Information:
Des Moines, Iowa, October 3, 1959
Reported Cases:
Current Case: Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Forex Transactions Litigation; New Mexico 529 College Savings Plans
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Other

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