David Black, Of Counsel at Jackson Lewis, LLP – Jackson Lewis

Practice/Organization Description

With 16 years of focused workplace law experience, several jury trials, teaching, public speaking and publishing experience, Mr. Black exclusively advises HR departments and C-level executives, represents companies in litigation and trials regarding workplace issues, and provides training to HR executives, professionals and other attorneys.

Outside the courtroom, Mr. Black focuses on training and implementing litigation risk avoidance policies and practices.

After litigation has commenced, Mr. Black focuses on delivering efficient, business-oriented, practical advice. The goal is a speedy successful resolution, often employing creative strategies.

Bar Admissions

Michigan (1994-99)

Washington (1999 - present)

Oregon (1999 - present)

E.D. Mich., W.D. Mich., E.D. Wash., W.D. Wash., 6th Cir., 9th Cir.


University of Michigan Law School, 1991-94, J.D.

Georgetown University, 1987-91, B.S.F.S (Int'l Economics & Finance)

Professional Associations & Memberships

Washington State Bar Association,

Oregon State Bar,

Forbes.com Entrepreneurs member,

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM),


Honors and Awards

Oregonian Scholar (Edmund I. Newhouse Award),

Gulentz Scholar


600 University
Suite 2900
Greater Seattle Area, Washington 98101, United States

Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
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