David Butler is a seasoned trial lawyer, who represents clients in federal and state courts and arbitration proceedings throughout the United States. While his practice focuses on commercial litigation and the resolution of business disputes, his cases include substantial involvement with constitutional and public policy issues.
David’s clients frequently seek his strategic advice in the development of alternative approaches for resolving business issues and other disputes. He also serves as an arbitrator or mediator in various proceedings. David’s clients include individuals, large and small businesses, institutions, corporations and governmental bodies, and national and international organizations and associations.
In addition to his law practice, David is active in local and national charitable organizations, where he holds various leadership positions. He currently serves as chair of the Israel & Overseas Committee of the Jewish Federations of North America, and is the immediate past chair of JFNA’s Domestic Policy & Government Affairs Council. He is also a past president of Washington’s United Jewish Endowment Fund and a past president of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, David was a partner in the litigation practice at another international law firm.
Georgetown University Law Center, 1975, Juris Doctor
Yeshiva University, 1972, Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia
New York State Court of Appeals
Superior Court of the District of Columbia
US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
US District Court for the District of Columbia
US District Court for the District of Maryland
US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US District Court for the Northern District of California
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Western District of Michigan