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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 50%
    4 years
  2. Contracts: 20%
    4 years
  3. Trademark Application: 10%
  4. Antitrust: 10%
    4 years
  5. Investment Fraud: 10%
    4 years

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Law Office of David W. Engstrom

4000 Two Commerce Square
2001 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Recognized for Business LitigationPennsylvania Super Lawyers2015
Recognized for Business LitigationPennsylvania Super Lawyers2014
Recognized for Business LitigationPennsylvania Super Lawyers2013
Recognized for Business LitigationPennsylvania Super Lawyers2012
Recognized for Business LitigationSuper Lawyers - Business Edition2012
Recognized for Business LitigationPennsylvania Super Lawyers2011
Recognized for Business LitigationSuper Lawyers - Business Edition2011
Recognized for Business LitigationPennsylvania Super Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Office of David W. Engstrom2012 - 2015
Senior CounselThorp Reed & Armstrong LLP2011 - 2012
PartnerHarkins Cunningham LLP2008 - 2010
Associate and Of CounselHarkins Cunningham LLP1997 - 2008
Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Janis Graham Jackthe U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas1995 - 1997
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Philadelphia Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Intellectual Property Law Section, American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Litigation Section, American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Antitrust Law Section, American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Swedish - American Chamber of Commerce - PhiladelphiaPresident and Board MemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
CommuniqueConfidentiality Agreements: Important Protective Measure to Safeguard Sensitive Business Information And Frequently Relied Upon By Courts In Making Trade Secret Determinations2012
CommuniqueEntering the United States Market: Business Entity Selection, Location and Formation2012
The Philadelphia Business Law InsiderUSCIS' New I-129 Form Requires All U.S. Employers To Certify Export Licensing Compliance And Enforcement2011
CommuniqueMatrixx Initiatives, Inc. v. Siracusano, Supreme Court Rejects Bright-Line Rule For Determining Materiality of Adverse Event Reports Concerning Pharmaceutical Products2011
CommuniqueThe Importance of Clarity In Drafting Choice of Forum Clauses In International Commercial Contracts2011
Insurance & Reinsurance BriefingFederal District Court Dismisses Reinsurance Contract Dispute For Lack Of Personal Jurisdiction And Under Doctrine Of Forum Non Conveniens2011
CommuniqueU.S. Supreme Court: Proof of Loss Causation Is Not Required to Obtain Class Certification of a Securities Fraud Case2011
CommuniqueThird Circuit Decision Provides Guidance Regarding When Consumer Surveys May Be Disregarded By Courts In False Advertising Cases2011
CommuniqueThe New I-129 Form Requires Employers to Certify Export Licensing Enforcement and Compliance2011
CommuniqueRecent Supreme Court and Second Circuit Cases Impact Corporate Defendants Choices for Seeking Early Dismissal of Federal Securities Fraud Cases Based on the Two-Year Statute of Limitations2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Cornell Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of PennsylvaniaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
TRA SeminarTrade Secret Theft Is More Common Than You Think: What a Business Needs To Do To Protect Itself2012
Philadelphia Fashion Incubator WorkshopIP Concepts that Every Fashion Designer Needs to Know About to Protect their Creations2012