Dave Coogan advises clients on a full range of government investigations and related litigation, particularly matters concerning cybersecurity and data privacy. His experience as a litigator provides clients with an important perspective during internal investigations and in dealing with regulators. He has assisted clients in a variety of industries, including technology solutions, hardware manufacturing, medical, and education.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Dave served as a prosecutor and intelligence officer in the United States Marine Corps. As a prosecutor, he was assigned to the Marine Corps Complex Trial Team and prosecuted high-profile and special victims cases. He continues to serve in the Marine Corps Reserve as an operational law advisor.
Dave maintains a substantial pro bono practice. His pro bono experience includes representing asylum seekers through Jones Day's Laredo Project and assisting indigent veterans facing legal issues. He is the co-founder of the Veterans Legal Practicum at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.
- University of Pittsburgh (J.D. magna cum laude 2014; Order of the Coif; Staff Editor, University of Pittsburgh Law Review); Michigan State University (B.A. in International Relations 2007)
- Major, U.S. Marine Corps Reserve (2017-present) and Captain, U.S. Marine Corps (2007-2017)
Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" for commercial litigation in 2021
- Judicial Extern to Magistrate Judge Lisa Pupo Lenihan, U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania (2013)