DAVID E. SHER

PARTNER
American University, J.D.
1971, Kansas State University, B.A., 1968

David E. Sher practices in the following areas of law:
Criminal and Civil Litigation; Practice Before Professional Boards; Legal Malpractice; Wrongful Death; Employment Litigation; Wills; Estates

Education:
American University, J.D., 1971, Kansas State University, B.A., 1968

Admitted:
1972, Virginia, District of Columbia and U.S. District Court, District of Columbia; 1974, U.S. Supreme Court and U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia, U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Memberships:
Arlington County (Chair, Continuing Legal Education Committee, 1990-1996), Virginia Bar Associations; Virginia State Bar (Vice Chair, 2004 and Chair, 2005-2006, Fourth District Disciplinary Committee Section I); The Bar Association of the District of Columbia; Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.

Biography:
Assistant Commonwealth Attorney, Arlington County, Virginia, 1972-1974.

Awards:
White Collar Criminal Super Lawyer, Washington, D.C., 2007
SuperLawyer’s Top Attorneys in Virginia, 2007-2015
Washingtonian Magazine’s 2011-2012 and 2013-2014 Top Lawyers: Criminal Defense Attorneys
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating

Representative Cases:
Princz v. Federal Republic of Germany et al, 26F.3d 1166, 307 U.S.App.D.C.102(1994). Marlowe v. Commonwealth, 347 S.E.2d 167, 2 Va. App. 619(1986). Harper v. Harper, 229 S.E.2d 875,217 Va. 477(1976); Shipman v. Kruck, 267 Va. 495, 593