David Mills heads the Firm’s Litigation practice and handles trial court and appellate litigation – including complex business disputes, class actions, statutory claims and agency adjudications – as well as government investigations and intellectual property disputes. David represents clients in a range of industries, including media, communications, higher education and aviation. As a former Assistant United States Attorney, David also represents companies and individuals in civil and criminal investigations, internal investigations for businesses and non-profits, federal agency investigations, House and Senate investigations and grand jury investigations.
David has represented clients in investigations by the Department of Justice, the Federal Communications Commission, various Offices of Inspector General, the Department of Education, the Department of Defense, the Federal Trade Commission, the Treasury Department, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the National Association of Securities Dealers, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Senate Whitewater Subcommittee, among others.
David practices primarily in federal district and appellate courts across the country and also handles state court litigation. In addition to taking more than 50 cases to trial, he has argued numerous cases in federal circuit courts and state supreme courts. He also specializes in alternative dispute resolution and has represented clients in several dozen mediations and arbitrations across the country. David currently serves on the firm’s Board of Directors and chairs the Recruiting Committee. He also serves on a leadership board at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and as the president of his synagogue.
David enjoys golfing, traveling, and boating with family and friends. Here he is at Pintail Point on the Wye River with fellow Dow Lohnes boating enthusiast, Scott Dailard.