David Sandefer represents and counsels clients in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, arbitrations, and appellate proceedings.
David has diverse litigation experience representing corporate clients in a broad range of matters, including cases involving antitrust claims, contract disputes, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). David has extensive experience in briefing and motions practice in state and federal courts, discovery, and working with fact and expert witnesses. In addition, David has participated in numerous state court trials in matters of limited jurisdiction and has participated in several evidentiary proceedings in federal court.
David also maintains an active pro bono practice and has represented individuals seeking asylum in U.S. immigration courts.
Before joining Jones Day, David served as a law clerk on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Northern District of Alabama, where he gained significant legal research and writing experience.
- The University of Chicago (J.D. with honors 2019; Online Articles Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review); Auburn University (B.A. in Political Science and Psychology summa cum laude 2015)
- Illinois; U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar; and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
- Law Clerk to: Judge David R. Proctor, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama (2020-2021) and Judge Michael B. Brennan, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit (2019-2020)