David Schatz leads the firm's Construction Group and assists contractors, owners and design professionals with all phases of the construction process. David drafts and negotiates contracts, advises clients on day-to-day business ventures, tries lawsuits, and is involved in arbitrations.
Working closely with the firm’s real estate team, David also assists clients with all phases of real estate development and construction.
David has extensive trial experience, and has first chaired multiple jury trials and arbitrations involving a variety of commercial disputes and tort claims.
Highlights of David Schatz’s experience include:
- Served as lead counsel on a trial team that obtained a jury verdict of $5 million against an insurance company on behalf of a contractor.
- Served as lead counsel on trial teams representing contractors in multimillion-dollar arbitrations and trials involving private and public projects.
- Obtained a multimillion-dollar settlement on behalf of an owner in a dispute with a national contractor.
- Serves as lead counsel and day-to-day advisor for financial institutions on local and national construction and real estate litigation issues.