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David  E. Hutchinson


Intellectual Property
Business and Commercial Litigation
Intellectual Property and Complex Litigation


Indiana 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

Of Counsel
Tel: (650) 327-4200
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  • Representative Matters for David Hutchinson:

    • Counsel to major auto manufacturer in internal investigations, government inquiries and investigations by the SEC and DOJ, and civil litigation, including extensive on-site counseling and litigation management, primarily related to products liability matters.
    • Represented asset management company in $1.5 billion declaratory judgment action against a Fortune 100 company regarding bankruptcy events of default under interest rate swap agreement.
    • Represented a regional steel company in various commercial disputes in state and federal court, including successful mediation of a multi-million-dollar dispute.
    • Represented minority shareholder in AAA arbitration for partnership dispute involving various business torts and tax issues and secured a multimillion-dollar award.
    • Represented a real estate development company in a dispute against a major litigation finance company, and successfully argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that the district court should be reversed for abuse of discretion.
    • Served as lead counsel for a fitness studio in an action for breach of fiduciary duty and breach of contract against a minority owner, and first-chaired the bench trial in the Circuit Court of Cook County.
    • Successfully represented multiple inmates pro bono in actions under Section 1983 of the Civil Rights Act.
    • Advised the New York State Governor's Office regarding emergency preparedness after Superstorm Sandy.