Business and Commercial Litigation
Intellectual Property and Complex Litigation
EDUCATIONIndiana University Maurer School of Law, J.D., 2009, cum laude, Senior Notes Editor, Federal Communications Law Journal; CALI Award for Excellence in Remedies & Equity; Brief Writing Honors, Sherman Minton Moot Court Competition
Bowdoin College, B.A., 2003
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
David E. Hutchinson
David Hutchinson is an Of Counsel attorney in the firm’s Litigation Group, where his practice focuses on intellectual property enforcement and commercial litigation.Dave’s experience includes representing large corporations, small businesses, and individuals in federal and state court litigation, government and internal investigations, arbitration, and mediation. He has extensive experience counseling and representing clients in complex commercial litigation disputes involving contractual and business tort disputes. His practice has also included class actions, employment, insurance coverage, products liability, securities, unfair and deceptive trade practices, white collar defense, and civil rights litigation. In addition to his litigation practice, for many years Dave has enjoyed teaching lessons to 2nd-8th grade students through the Chicago Bar Association’s Lawyers in the Classroom program.
Prior to joining Thoits Law, Dave began his career at Jenner & Block LLP as a complex commercial litigator, working in both Chicago and New York City. He also clerked for Chief Judge Jeffrey R. Howard of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and, immediately prior to joining the firm, was at a boutique litigation firm in Chicago specializing in commercial and business litigation.
Dave graduated cum laude from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he served as the Senior Notes Editor of the Federal Communications Law Journal. He earned his B.A. from Bowdoin College.
Dave is admitted to practice in Illinois, Massachusetts, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.