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David E. Suchar

David E. Suchar

Maslon LLP

Minneapolis, MN, USA

David Suchar is a partner and serves as chair of Maslon's Construction & Real Estate Litigation Group. His construction experience includes defect, payment and lien claims as well as all manner of construction-related insurance coverage claims, negotiations, and litigation. David has developed a niche national practice representing commercial policyholders in insurance coverage disputes, including claims made on commercial general liability, professional liability, pollution, and crime policies. His recent successes include multi-million dollar recoveries for such matters in Florida, Louisiana, Washington, Virginia, Maryland and Utah.

A former federal prosecutor, David has acted as first-chair trial counsel for a variety of bench and jury trials in courts across the country. In addition to his work on behalf of contractors, architects, engineers, and owners, David has also counseled and represented clients through all aspects of various government, administrative, and internal investigations, including criminal prosecutions, inquiries, and subpoenas from state and federal agencies, and at trial. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Network of Trial Law Firms. A frequent presenter on construction and insurance coverage issues, David also serves as contributing editor of The Construction Lawyer, the flagship publication of the ABA Forum on Construction Law.

Before joining Maslon, David was as an Assistant U.S. Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice and successfully represented the United States as lead counsel in hundreds of contested hearings in federal district court and oral arguments in the United States Court of Appeals. Before his DOJ service, David was a member of the litigation practice group at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago. He received his law degree, cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center. In between college and law school, David served as an AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer and grant writer at Habitat for Humanity.

David E. Suchar is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Construction Law: Ethical Challenges - Building Better Construction Contracts 2017, Monday, December 18, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Construction Law: Ethical Challenges - Construction Law: Ethical Challenges, Monday, December 18, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Construction Law: Ethical Challenges - Construction Law: Ethical Challenges, Monday, December 18, 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters David E. Suchar and Hillary A. Taylor, Duties of Appointed Defense Counsel: Ethical Challenges (September 8, 2017) - Building Better Construction Contracts 2017, Tuesday, December 19, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Building Better Construction Contracts 2017, Friday, December 22, 2017, New York, NY

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