David Rosenberg defends employer clients against federal claims brought under Title VII, the ADEA, ADA and the FLSA, all types of state-law employment related claims, breach of employment contracts and business' related and intentional torts.

David regularly advises corporate clients in all areas of law of the workplace and he lectures frequently on how businesses can minimize their exposure to employment-related claims and disputes.

Prior to joining FordHarrison, David was a partner in the law firm of Tucker, Flyer & Lewis in Washington, DC where he represented clients against federal and state discrimination claims.

Honors & Awards
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Litigation - Labor and Employment (2020 - 2024)

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  • Obtained a jury verdict from an Arlington County Circuit Court in connection with a case brought against our client, a major Ford automobile dealership in the Northern Virginia area.  This case was lodged against this dealership by its former general manager and, among other things, consisted of numerous alleged breaches of written and implied contract, claims for quantum meruit, and claims based upon promissory estoppel.  This former general manager was seeking to recover in excess of $15,000,000.  A jury returned a defense verdict after only one hour of deliberations.
  • In a race discrimination case brought against a medical group in Annapolis, Maryland, by a former medical technician, he achieved a successful result before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • In a case brought before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland he filed a successful dispositive Motion to Dismiss in connection with a suit brought by a tenant against a property owner/manager on the basis of race discrimination.
  • On behalf of a national vitamin retailer, he successfully defeated claims brought by a former employee on the basis of sex discrimination and retaliation under Title VII and the FMLA.
  • On behalf of an airline, he obtained a dismissal from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in a multi-count suit alleging claims of race and national origin discrimination.
  • In another multi-million dollar case based upon allegations of gross negligence and wrongful death, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, his Motion to Dismiss was granted, effectively disposing of the case with prejudice.
  • In the D.C. Superior Court, obtained Summary Judgment on behalf of all Defendants.  The lawsuit involved nine claims of race, religious and national origin discrimination.
  • In the U.S. District Court for the District Court of Maryland, had a breach of contract case dismissed and then affirmed on appeal to the U.S. Fourth Circuit.
  • In the D.C. Superior Court, had a multi-count Complaint filed against 11 Defendants dismissed.  
  • University of Baltimore School of Law
    J.D., with honors, 1985
  • University of Maryland
    M.A., 1981
  • Ithaca College
    B.A., cum laude, 1979

Maryland State Bar Association (Employment and Labor Section)

Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia