David Masselli is a results-driven attorney based in Arlington, Virginia. For forty-five years David's pragmatic approach to the law has delivered superior results to clients, worldwide, in many different areas of law.
Mr. Masselli has managed complex litigation on a variety of subjects in federal and state trial courts. He has successfully argued appeals before federal and state appellate courts and participated in cutting edge intellectual property cases.
Mr. Masselli brings extensive experience to intellectual property disputes - including trademarks, copyrights, and rights in trade secrets and confidential information - whether arising in a traditional context or on the Internet. His bankruptcy practice has involved representation of both creditors and debtors, which provides a broad perspective on how to achieve positive results when confronted with bankruptcy. In the past decade, he has applied his courtroom skills to high-stakes trust and estates litigation, protecting beneficiaries from being victimized by trustees and lawyers who violate their fiduciary duties.
In addition to these specialized areas, Mr. Masselli has long been involved in the resolution of business disputes, by negotiation when possible and litigation when necessary. He advises businesses on a variety of issues, including choice of entity, raising capital, tax strategies, and shareholder relations.
Located in Arlington, Virginia, and close to Washington, D.C., his office is convenient to federal and state trial and appellate courts in Virginia, and the District of Columbia, as well as to most federal agencies.
Mr. Masselli is a graduate of Dartmouth College and Yale Law School. He is rated "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available to a lawyer. He is admitted to practice in all local federal and state courts, before the U.S. Supreme Court, many federal Courts of Appeal, and the U.S. Tax Court.