Known for his creative approaches to difficult, high-stakes cases, David Long-Daniels represents clients across the US in complex labor and employment matters. He has tried more than 50 jury trials and approximately 20 bench trials and arbitrations. David is recognized as a leading defense trial lawyer for bet-the-company cases and is frequently named among the very best trial lawyers in Georgia. He handles complex litigation matters of importance, often with sizable monetary values throughout the country.
David's practice includes the representation of clients in corporate espionage cases and in cases asserting claims under the Fair Labor Standard Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Americans With Disabilities Act, various whistleblower statutes, and other federal and state civil rights and labor and employment matters. A particular focus of David’s practice is representing corporations in class and collective actions. A veteran of the US Air Force, he often litigates USERRA issues. David has defeated class certification in many cases and has tried labor and employment cases in many jurisdictions across the US.
David has taught labor and employment as an Adjunct Law Professor at both the University of Alabama School of Law and the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University. He has also written for the Defense Research Institute, has been quoted in The National Law Journal on current legal matters, and his cross examination has been featured on ABC’s “20/20” program. David has served as a moderator on the in-house and outside counsel relationships and other seminars for the National Bar Association.