Dave is a skilled strategist and co-founder of the firm. He works closely with a broad range of corporate clients, providing strategic guidance on litigation matters, reputation management and media outreach. With both journalism and newspaper management experience, Dave is a trusted advisor on sensitive issues impacting the workplace. He has worked on executive transitions, layoff planning and thorny personnel matters.
He is based in the San Francisco Bay Area and oversees our technology practice. Like his colleagues at G.F.BUNTING+CO, Dave works closely with in-house and outside attorneys on high-stakes litigation and other legal matters.
Dave is a 27-year veteran of the news industry. He served as managing editor of the San Jose Mercury News from 2003 to 2008. He joined the Mercury News as business editor in 2001 at the height of the Internet technology boom. Previously, he was a reporter and editor for 17 years at the Miami Herald, where he participated in two projects that won Pulitzer Prizes.
He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and has an MA in Journalism from Northwestern University.
“If you’re not in a position to tell the truth, don’t try to improvise. It generally leads to trouble.’’