David B. Siegel

Partner at Crowell & Moring LLP

David B. Siegel

David B. Siegel

Partner at Crowell & Moring LLP

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David B. Siegel practices in complex litigation, toxic tort and products litigation and counseling. He is a member of Crowell & Moring's Management Board and former chair of the firm's Litigation Group. David has served as national coordinating counsel and national strategic counsel for companies with national "mass tort" litigations involving claims of both property damage and personal injury. David also has significant experience in working with clients to improve the cost effectiveness of large-scale litigation through the expanded use of technology and use of law firm networks to efficiently manage national litigation.

David received his B.A. (summa cum laude) and M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1975. He received his J.D. from Penn in 1979. He clerked for The Honorable Clarence C. Newcomer of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in 1979 before joining Crowell & Moring in 1981.

David is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia, various district and courts of appeal, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

He served as Caterpillar's national counsel in the welding rod litigation and in the Company's friction products liability litigation. He served as national counsel for the American Psychiatric Association in the Ritalin class action litigation. He presently serves as national counsel for DuPont in the Company's premises liability litigation and has served as national counsel for DuPont in the silica and benzene litigations. David was recently inducted into the DuPont Leaders Circle. He also regularly provides strategic counseling for companies with a range of toxic tort or products liability claims. David served as national counsel for a major manufacturer of building products in the asbestos-in-buildings litigation.

Finally, David has counseled clients who were considering purchasing or investing in companies that face potential tort liabilities—including assessing potential risks and benefits of such proposed transactions as well as possible structures for such transactions.


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Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, U.S. Supreme Court


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* Team Marriott: Five Crowell Alumni on Agility, Growth, and Why People Still Come First
October 2014 — Crowell Connect (Alumni Newsletter)

Crowell & Moring alumni Ed Ryan, Michael Martinez, Lisa Greenlees, Carnot Evans, and Dave Bell are all part of Marriott International Inc.'s 65-person legal department, which this spring was named National Law Journal's "Washington In-House Legal Department of the Year." In the debut edition of Crowell Connect, they discuss their memories of the firm and what it's like to be a part of an iconic American company.

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J.D.
Class of 1979

The University of Pennsylvania Law School, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the law school of the University of Pennsylvania. A member of the Ivy League, it is among the oldest and most selective law schools in the nation. It is currently ranked 7th overall by U.S. News & World Report, and 1st in terms of career prospects by the Princeton Review, a rank awarded also by the National Law Journal based on placement of graduates in top law firms.It offers the degrees of Juris Doctor (J.D.), Master of Laws (LL.M.), Master of Comparative Laws (LL.C.M.), and Doctor of the Science of Law (S.J.D.).

M.A.
Class of 1975

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Career History
Partner
1981 - Current

Crowell & Moring LLP is a law firm that provides legal services in litigation and arbitration, regulatory and transactional matters. It also offers services in other areas including employee benefits, tax and white collar defense. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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Crowell & Moring LLP is a law firm that provides legal services in litigation and arbitration, regulatory and transactional matters. It also offers services in other areas including employee benefits, tax and white collar defense. The company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

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