David Ledet represents international corporations, global energy companies, financial institutions, and health care providers in complex commercial disputes and insurance coverage matters. He is also a member of the Firm's autonomous vehicle team and has dedicated significant time to pro bono efforts, particularly in the immigration and civil rights arenas.
Among his current cases, David is representing one of the world's largest automotive suppliers in a design defect dispute with a global automaker. He advises global energy companies on new legal and regulatory risks and has represented a multinational financial institution in class actions related to residential mortgage-backed securities. David's insurance recovery work on behalf of policyholders includes litigation and coverage analyses — under CGL, D&O, and commercial crime policies — for potential loss or liabilities due to, among others, legacy CERCLA actions, employee theft, shareholder derivative lawsuits, and sophisticated cyberattacks.
Prior to law school, David worked for five years as a management consultant for federal, state, and local government clients. He was a Fellow in the Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs (2006), a Jeannette K. Watson Fellow (2005), and a Presidential Fellow for the Center for the Study of the Presidency (2004). At Long Island University, David was an ESPN Academic All-American, Men's Soccer, Division 1, First Team.
- University of Virginia (J.D. 2016; Executive Editor, Virginia Journal of International Law; President, Human Rights Study Project; Co-President, Barristers United; Vice President, J.B. Moore Society for International Law); Carnegie Mellon University (M.S.P.P.M. 2008); Long Island University (B.A. in English and Political Science 2005; Valedictorian)
- Intern to Chief Judge Brian A. Jackson, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Louisiana (Summer 2014); Legal intern, Supreme Court of Virginia (Summer 2014)