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 Treasurer of The Network of Trial Law Firms effective January 1, 2021. 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 & 2020 Who's Who Legal worldwide rankings of construction law "Future Leaders," David was one of three ranked practitioners from the United States, described as "an impressive trial lawyer whose practice spans the spectrum of construction matters from insurance to payment claims." The 2020 Chambers USA rankings published client commentary describing David as "an excellent attorney who comes up with creative ways of resolving complicated disputes while getting things accomplished that other attorneys could not manage to do," and noting his "strengths are in mastery of insurance, understanding the construction industry, exceptional writing skills and aggressive negotiation."
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 Central Terminal Reconstruction Project (NYC); Las Vegas Raiders (Allegiant) Stadium Project; Second Avenue Subway Project (NYC); claims on Millennium Tower, Transbay Transit Center and Salesforce Tower (San Francisco); the Florida International University bridge collapse (Miami); and the NSA's Utah Data Center Project.
David's in-court experience sets him apart from the crowd. He has acted as first-chair trial counsel for a variety of bench and jury trials in courts across the country. In addition to his work in the areas of construction and insurance coverage litigation and government and internal investigations, David has successfully litigated various high-end contract and commercial litigation matters.
Before joining Maslon, David served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice and successfully represented the United States as lead counsel in hundreds of contested hearings, several trials in federal district court, and oral arguments in the United States Court of Appeals.