Current Role
  • Partner, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
  • Practice focuses on prosecution of federal and multi-state class actions involving the pharmaceutical and medical device industries
  • Served in leadership roles in nationwide antitrust class actions against the manufacturers of Ovcon 35, OxyContin, Tricor, Wellbutrin XL, Toprol XL, Norvir, Doryx, Prograf, Nexium and others
  • Prosecuted fraudulent marketing class actions against the manufacturers of Serostim, Nexium, Actimmune and Zyprexa, as well as substantial matters against medical device manufacturers DePuy Spine, Inc. and Becton Dickinson
  • Worked extensively on the nationwide Average Wholesale Price Litigation and in the representation of the state of Connecticut in multiple prescription drug pricing matters
Experience
  • Chief of Business and Labor Protection Bureau, Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1999-2004
  • Partner, Prince, Lobel & Tye, LLP, Boston, MA, 1991-1999
  • Private practice representing plaintiffs and defendants in civil and criminal business litigation, New York and Massachusetts, 1986-1991
  • Clerk to John R. Gibson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, 1985-1986
Notable Cases
  • Average Wholesale Price Litigation
  • Tricor Antitrust Litigation
  • Wellbutrin XL Antitrust Litigation
  • DePuy Spine Artificial Disc Litigation
  • Lidoderm Antitrust Litigation
Personal Insight

David is an avid short-distance cyclist (home to work) and lover of city life.