Before joining the firm, Dave received multiple awards, including an Office of Student Life Service Award and the American Law Institute Leadership and Scholarship Award, in addition to being inducted into the Justinian Honor Society and the National Order of the Coif, Order of the Barristers, and Order of the Scribes at SU School of Law. Dave served as the American Bar Association’s Law Student Division Liaison to the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section (TTIPS) for two years and also served on Executive Board of the Syracuse Law Review, where he served as a Form and Accuracy Editor. Dave’s student note, “Assessing the Federal Rules’ Proportionality Amendments,” was selected for publication in 2017. He was a member of the Executive Board of the Moot Court Honor Society, where he was a co-director of the College of Law’s appellate competition. As a member—and then captain—of the school’s National Moot Court Competition team, David won the Northeast Regional Championship, taking Best Brief, and proceeded to the national quarterfinals with the second best brief in the nation. Dave will focus his practice on motor vehicle, premises, product and professional liability defense.