David's practice involves providing compliance advice to employers on federal and state occupational safety and health requirements and assisting employers with the development and implementation of safety and health programs and policies, including both general and DOT-required drug testing policies. In addition to working with companies on programs and compliance, David assists employers in defending OSHA citations and OSHA and DOT retaliation charges, and is a frequent lecturer on OSHA related topics.

Professional & Civic Associations

  • Georgia Safety, Health and Environmental Conference, Advisory Board
  • GTMA: The Association of Georgia's Textile, Carpet and Consumer Products Manufacturers, Safety & Health Committee

About Me

David presently resides in Peachtree City, Georgia with his wife and two children. When David is not practicing law, he enjoys World War II history, running, and spending time with his family.

News & Analysis

Speaking Engagements & Industry Publications

  • Chapter author of the American Bar Association’s book on "Occupational Safety and Health Law" (published by BNA Books)

Blogs, Videos & Podcasts

  • “If everybody’s thinking alike, somebody isn’t thinking.”
  • U.S. General George S. Patton

Practice Emphasis

  • OSHA


University of Georgia School of Law

  • J.D., cum laude, 1990

Emory University

  • M.A., History, 1984
  • B.A., summa cum laude, History and Latin, 1984
  • Phi Beta Kappa  
  • BA/MA Honors Program

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Georgia, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
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