David Suchar, Chair of Maslon's Construction & Real Estate Litigation Group and Co-Chair of the Government and Internal Investigations Group, has been elected to serve as Secretary of The Network of Trial Law Firms beginning January 1, 2020. The Network of Trial Law Firms is a not-for-profit association of independent trial law firms in the United States. Founded in 1993, The Network of Trial Law Firms' mission is to connect the world’s leading corporations with world-class legal experts. Their membership is comprised of over 5,000 attorneys in 24 separate and independent trial law firms practicing in over 120 offices throughout the United States.
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David, a skilled trial attorney, regularly represents clients in construction and insurance coverage disputes, government and internal investigations, and a variety of commercial litigation. In the 2019 Who's Who Legal worldwide ranking of construction law "Future Leaders," David was the sole ranked practitioner from the United States, described as "an impressive trial lawyer whose practice spans the spectrum of construction matters from insurance to payment claims." The 2019 edition of Chambers USA ranks David as one of the top Minnesota construction lawyers and notes that sources describe him as "an excellent attorney with a superb grasp of construction law."
David has developed a niche national practice representing commercial policyholders in insurance coverage disputes, including on many of the largest construction projects and claims across the United States. Recent matters include the LaGuardia Airport Main Terminal Reconstruction Project and Second Avenue Subway Project (both in NYC); claims on Millennium Tower and Transbay Transit Center (San Francisco); and the Florida International University bridge collapse (Miami).
David has acted as first-chair trial counsel for a variety of bench and jury trials in courts across the country. Before joining Maslon, David served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice. As a former federal prosecutor, David has also counseled and represented clients at trial and through all aspects of various government, administrative, and internal investigations. His experience includes criminal prosecutions, inquiries, and subpoenas from state and federal agencies.