- Labor & Employment Law
- University of Pittsburgh, School of Law, J.D., 2020, magna cum laude
- Goshen College, B.A., 2012, cum laude
- Order of the Coif
- University Alumni Association Student Leadership Award
- Pro Bono Service Leadership Recognition Award
- William H. Eckert Prize for Superior JD Seminar Paper
- Court Call Award for Exceptional Skill in Advocacy
- CALI Excellence Awards in Legal Writing, Securities Arbitration Clinic
- Intern to Judge D. Michael Fisher, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
- Intern to Judge Christine A. Ward, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas: Center for Commerce and Complex Litigation
- U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
David Zwier focuses his practice on commercial litigation, arbitration, and labor matters. His diverse professional and personal backgrounds allow him to nimbly address both the legal and practical needs of clients.
Outside of the office, David assists the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Program pro bono, conducting training and advising on international commercial arbitration law for students in the Middle East and Southeast Asia regions. He also is a volunteer coach for the University of Pittsburgh Vis Moot team. David is an associate member of the Hay-Sell American Inn of Court.
David graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he was a member of the Securities Arbitration Clinic providing pro bono representation to individuals in FINRA arbitration and negotiation proceedings. He also received recognition awards from faculty for his legal writing and advocacy as well as the University Alumni Association Student Leadership Award. While in law school, David was an Executive Editor for the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, a staff writer for JURIST, and a member of the Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot team.
Before law school, David was an AmeriCorps fellow and worked as a community organizer in the Oakland neighborhoods of Pittsburgh gaining creative problem-solving skills ranging from emergency plumbing repairs to testimony at public hearings before City of Pittsburgh commissions, and donor engagement. A native of the Dominican Republic, David has studied French and Arabic, and is fluent in Spanish.