David B. White

David B. White

This PDF was printed Mar 30, 2023



Burns White Center
48 26th Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222



David B. White is a litigator with nearly 40 years of legal experience representing a spectrum of clients from Fortune 500 corporations, to small, emerging businesses, and individuals across a variety of industries.

Dave’s litigation practice spanned several areas of litigation, including financial institution, commercial, products liability, professional malpractice, employment, breach of contract and energy. Both a litigator and a trial attorney, Dave employed other forms of dispute resolution when doing so was in the best interests of the client. Currently, Dave is exclusively providing ADR services in a variety of litigation matters.  


Areas of Law

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Professional Malpractice Litigation
  • Financial Institution Litigation
  • Employment Litigation
  • Energy Industry Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution


  • Duquesne University School of Law (J.D., 1982)
  • Duquesne University (B.S., 1977)

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
  • Mediation Council of Western Pennsylvania

Accolades & Involvement


  • Recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award, Duquesne University School of Law
  • Selected for inclusion on the 2004-2021 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers® lists
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2007-2012, 2019-2021
  • Selected by  his peers for inclusion in Pennsylvania’s Best Lawyers
  • AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5 peer rated in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Appointed by the Board of Judges for the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania as an e-discovery Special Master in 2011
  • Inducted into to the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals for 2016