Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
David Edwards' diverse practice encompasses the areas of antitrust, appellate, business insurance, class actions, commercial litigation, healthcare, labor and employment, professional liability and securities law.
David’s litigation practice includes advising clients on issues arising from and handling – whether through negotiation, mediation, arbitration or litigation – discrimination claims; employment agreements, including covenants not to compete and general employment issues; contract disputes; complex insurance coverage, including construction defect, general liability, director's and officer's liability, professional liability, product liability, municipal liability and property damages; class actions claims; antitrust claims; securities law claims; product liability claims; False Claims Act issues; and other commercial work. He also defends legal and accounting professionals in malpractice claims.
His arbitration work has included matters resolved under the UNCITRAL, ICC and AAA rules and he has participated in other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
David has taught classes for the American Institute for Paralegal Studies in Civil Procedure and Legal Research and Writing and provided in-house seminars for human resource professionals and other personnel of clients on a variety of employment issues. He has also published articles on various employment issues.
While in law school, David was a member of the Law Review and participated in the Concannon Program of International Law in London, England.
|Areas of Practice||1) Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith, 2) International Transactions and Disputes, 3) Litigation and Enforcement, 4) Professional Liability, 5) Antitrust, 6) Appellate, 7) Class Actions, 8) General Commercial Litigation, 9) Healthcare and 10) Labor and Employment|
|Law School||University of Notre Dame Law School, (JD, 1987)|
|Education||LaSalle College, (BA, 1984 )|
|Bar Member / Association||Pennsylvania|
|Most recent firm||White and Williams LLP|
Ms. Fitzgerald represents employers in a wide range of industries, including the entertainment, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries.
Ms. Shander advises public and private company clients as well as private equity funds, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, and financing transactions.