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David Needham

Direct Tel: +1 202-538-8142
Washington, D.C.
Tel: +1 202 538 8000 Fax: +1 202 538 8100

David Needham is an associate at Quinn Emanuel.  His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, white collar defense, and internal investigations.

Mr. Needham represents prominent companies as plaintiffs and defendants in contract, fraud, and securities litigation in federal and state trial and appellate courts.  He also represents international organizations, financial institutions, and senior executives in U.S. Department of Justice investigations into corruption, tax evasion, and market manipulation.

Before joining Quinn, Mr. Needham was a law clerk for two federal judges and an extern in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the District Attorney’s Office.

  • University of Southern California Law School
    (J.D., cum laude, 2012)
    • Saks Scholar
  • Santa Clara University
    (B.S., Finance, cum laude, 2003)
  • The District of Columbia Bar
  • The State Bar of New York
  • The State Bar of California
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Diana Saldaña, District Judge:
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2013-2014
  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Patrick J. Walsh, Magistrate Judge:
    • United States District Court for the Central District of California, 2012-2013