David Stute is an associate based in Washington, D.C. David focuses his practice on complex international commercial litigation and arbitration, as well as pre-litigation investigations. He has worked on matters arising out of the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Europe.
Prior to joining A&P, David served as a judicial law clerk on the District of Columbia Court of Appeals, where he drafted opinions and advised judges on criminal, civil, competition, and administrative-agency appeals. During his studies and following his graduation from the University of Michigan Law School, David was an associate in the litigation group at the international law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. He also clerked for Senator Charles Schumer’s Judiciary Committee counsel and served as an associate editor for the Michigan Journal of International Law. David received the University of Michigan Law School’s Eric Stein Award for his article on the European Court of Justice’s right-to-be-forgotten decision. His writing has also been published by the Transnational Dispute Management Journal.
Prior to law school, David worked for Google Inc.’s legal department on European privacy disputes. David is fluent in German.