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David A. Schnitzer is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He practices in the firm’s Litigation Department, where he focuses on appellate, administrative law, and complex civil litigation. He regularly appears before a wide variety of courts and administrative agencies at both the federal and state levels.
Mr. Schnitzer was named a Law 360 2018 Rising Star in Transportation. He was also selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for 2018, and he served on the Transportation Editorial Advisory Board for Law360. Prior to his legal career, Mr. Schnitzer worked in the government and political sphere, including positions at the Department of Defense, for two United States Senators, and on two presidential campaigns.
Mr. Schnitzer earned a Juris Doctorate magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 2013, where he was an executive editor of the Georgetown Law Journal. He was recognized with a Burton Distinguished Legal Writing Award in 2013. He earned Bachelors of Arts from Columbia University, magna cum laude, and the Jewish Theological Seminary, summa cum laude, in 2001.
Mr. Schnitzer is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Fourth, and Eighth Circuits; the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia; and the courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Georgetown University - 2013 Juris Doctor
Columbia University - 2001 Bachelor of Arts
Jewish Theological Seminary of America - 2001 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar