David focuses his practice on complex class actions as well as mass torts and mass litigation. David has extensive experience representing clients in complicated matters involving antitrust, consumer fraud, product liability, and white collar issues. He manages cases from preliminary investigation through trial and settlement. He has taken lead roles in deposing corporate and individual witnesses in federal litigation, expert preparation and depositions, and negotiating with government investigators. He also has extensively briefed discovery and merits issues from the pretrial stage forward, and has made substantial contributions towards posturing cases for favorable settlements.
Prior to Honik LLC, David worked at a boutique plaintiffs’ litigation firm in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was also an associate at Dechert LLP for nearly ten years. While there, he advised Fortune 50, 100, and 200 clients on matters pertinent to complex and multi-district litigation, federal and state government investigations, and regulatory matters. He has represented individuals and companies in many industries, including: pharmaceuticals, biologics, banking and consumer finance, chemicals, food & agriculture, forest products, healthcare, mortgages, and construction materials. Prior to that, David had clerked for federal district court judge, the Hon. James F. McClure, Jr. (dec.) (M.D. Pa.).
David has long-volunteered as a pro bono attorney, representing diverse clients in need of legal representation, such as representing students with disabilities, or serving as a court-appointed guardian ad litem attorney on behalf of dependent or adoptive children in family court.
He is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.