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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 in Quinn Emanuel's Washington, D.C. office.  His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, white collar defense, and internal investigations.  

Mr. Needham has represented large international companies, major financial institutions, and senior executives in U.S. Department of Justice investigations into tax evasion, corruption, and market manipulation.  He has also represented plaintiffs and defendants in fraud, contract, and structured finance actions in federal and state court.

  • 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 Hon. Diana Saldaña, District Judge:
    • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2013-2014
  • Law Clerk to the Hon. Patrick J. Walsh, Magistrate Judge:
    • United States District Court for the Central District of California, 2012-2013
  • Note, Psychotropic Medication in California: A Prescription for Alternative Approaches, 22 S. Cal. Rev. L. & Soc. Just. 233 (2013)