David is the Principal Deputy General Counsel of the Federal Trade Commission and heads the FTC’s eDiscovery Steering Committee. He joined the General Counsel’s office in 1977 as a staff attorney and later became the Assistant General Counsel for Litigation. David has tried, briefed, and argued several major cases for the Commission, including, among antitrust matters, Indiana Federation of Dentists, Detroit Auto Dealers, Warner Communications, Elders Grain, University Health, H.J. Heinz, and Chicago Bridge; and, among consumer protection cases, Figgie, American National Cellular, and Joe Camel. He also secured the Commission’s first multi-million dollar redress settlement in a consumer protection case. Before joining the FTC, he was an associate in a Washington D.C. law firm and a litigator in the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice. David is a member of the Steering Committee of The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1).