David Beck advises on the resolution of complex business and contract disputes, with particular emphasis in the areas of commercial construction and insurance recovery.

David represents both general contractors and owners in matters involving construction defect claims and contract disputes. He also advises on the negotiation and drafting of contract documents. David's experience spans the construction industry and includes claims arising from a wide range of construction projects.

In the area of insurance, David has handled numerous claims involving builders risk, commercial general liability, employment practices liability, pollution, professional and other policies. Most recently, he has handled insurance claims involving engineering and construction defects, directors and officers liability, employment liability and cyber liability.

Professional Highlights

Honors & Awards

Member of the Insurance Recovery & Advisory practice, named by Law360 as a Practice Group of the Year in 2015 and 2016.


Member of team that received the U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers “2016 Law Firm of the Year” award for the Construction category.


Member of team awarded the 2010 Chambers USA Award for Excellence in Construction.

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Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Washington DC Rising Star (2014 - 2015)

Presentations

  • “Condominium Insurance Issues: Construction and Conversion,” Lockton Law Day, Denver, Colo., February 4, 2016

Publications

  • Client alert: "How to Buy Cyberinsurance." Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, September 28, 2012

Education

  • J.D., The College of William and Mary School of Law, 2007
    Associate Articles Editor, William & Mary Law Review

    B.S., University of Utah, 2003
    cum laude

Admissions

  • Virginia

    District of Columbia

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia

    U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

    U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Clerkships

  • Hon. Dee V. Benson, United States District Court for the District of Utah