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David B. Dempsey, Esq.

Occupation: Founding Partner
Born: Washington, D.C., June 26, 1949

Education:
JD, School of Law, University of South Carolina (1977)
MPA, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1973)
BA in American Studies, Amherst College, Cum Laude (1972)

Bar Admissions:
United States Tax Court (2015); State of Virginia Bar (2001); United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (1982); United States Court of Federal Claims (1981); Supreme Court of the United States (1981); United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (1980); United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (1979); United States District Court for the District of Columbia (1978); The District of Columbia Bar (1978); South Carolina Bar (1977)

Career:
Partner, Dempsey Fontana, PLLC (2012-Present)
Partner, Blank Rome, LLP (2011-2012)
Partner, Holland & Knight, LLP (2001-2010)
Partner, Piper & Marbury (Now DLA Piper) (1996-2001)
Partner, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP (1987-1996)
Partner, Gardner Carton & Douglas (1986-1987)
Partner, Whitney, Dempsey & Greif (1984-1986)
Sole Practitioner, Washington, D.C. (1982-1984)
Assistant Counsel, Defense Energy Supply Center (1980-1982)
Assistant Counsel, Defense Logistics Agency (1979-1982)
Assistant Counsel, Defense Fuel Supply Center, Alexandria, VA (1979-1980)
Attorney Advisor, Defense Logistics Agency, Alexandria, VA (1977-1979)

Awards:
Honoree, A/V-Preeminent Lawyer, Martindale-Hubbell (1991-2018); Honoree, Washington & Baltimore’s Top-Rated Lawyers (2014-2015, 2018); Honoree, Virginia’s Top-Rated Lawyers (2013, 2016); Top-Rated Lawyers in Technology (2013)