David Tetrick Jr

David Tetrick

is a litigation partner at King & Spalding. He defends complex ERISA litigation and employee benefits disputes, and handles internal investigations related to executive compensation arrangements and employee benefit plans. David also regularly advises Boards of Directors and Special Litigation Committees facing executive compensation disputes. He is listed in Best Lawyers in Americaand Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers, which praised his “spirited and focused” approach to executive compensation disputes and ERISA class action litigation.

Speaking Engagements

Presentation on “Executive Compensation Litigation” at the Eighth Annual National Advanced Forum on Defending and Managing ERISA Litigation (sponsored by American Conference Institute) in New York City (October 2014)

Presentation on “Executive Compensation Litigation” at the Seventh Annual National Advanced Forum on Defending and Managing ERISA Litigation (sponsored by American Conference Institute) in Chicago (April 2014)

Moderated a “View From the Bench” panel of 10 federal judges at the Sixth Annual National Advanced Forum on Defending and Managing ERISA Litigation (sponsored by American Conference Institute) in New York City (January 2014)

Presentation on “Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) Litigation and Enforcement Actions” at The ERISA Litigation Congress (sponsored by Momentum Event Group) in New York City (September 2013)

Moderated a “View From the Bench” panel of six federal judges at the Fifth Annual National Advanced Forum on Defending and Managing ERISA Litigation (sponsored by American Conference Institute) in New York City (January 2013)

Presentation on “401(k) Class Action Litigation” at the Fourth Annual National Advanced Forum on Defending and Managing ERISA Litigation (sponsored by American Conference Institute) in New York City (October 2011)

Presentation on “The Future of Public Pension Plans and the Rising Trend in Litigation” at the Third Annual National Advanced Forum on Defending and Managing ERISA Litigation (sponsored by American Conference Institute) in San Francisco (April 2011)

Presentation on “Employer Stock 401(k) Class Action Litigation” at ABA TIPS Midwinter Meeting in Bonita Springs, Florida (January 2010)

Presentations on ERISA Litigation Issues at numerous Institutes for Applied Management & Law seminars in Newport Beach, CA, Orlando, FL & Scottsdale, AZ (2006–2009)


Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) ERISA Litigation , 2) Shareholder and Securities Litigation , 3) Employee Benefits &, 4) Executive Compensation , 5) Financial Institutions: Litigation , 6) Healthcare Industry and 7) Health Labor & Employment
Law School J.D., with honors, University of Florida
Education B.A., University of Central Florida
Bar Member / Association State bar of Florida,State bar of Georgia
Most recent firm King & Spalding LLP
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