David Ledet is a litigator whose primary practice includes representing clients in complex commercial disputes and insurance coverage matters. He is also a member of the Firm's autonomous vehicle team, represents sports franchises in arbitration proceedings, and has dedicated significant time to pro bono efforts, particularly in the immigration and civil rights arenas.
Prior to joining Jones Day, 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, a Jeannette K. Watson Fellow, and a Presidential Fellow for the Center for the Study of the Presidency. At Long Island University, David was an ESPN Academic All-American, Men's Soccer, Division 1, First Team.
David serves on the board of directors of Open Field, a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit with a mission to improve the lives and futures of youth through soccer.
- 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)