David C. Tobin

David C. Tobin (P.C.)

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Email: dctobin@tobinoconnor.com

David C. Tobin heads the firm’s litigation practice. In twenty-five years of practice, he has successfully represented individuals and corporations, as both plaintiffs and defendants, in a host of trials in federal and state courts nationwide. In the commercial arena, he has represented the nation’s leading supplier of educational supplies, a major commercial real estate developer in the Washington D.C. metropolitan areas, the principal officers of a leading worldwide actuarial firm, and one of the fastest growing telecom firms in Northern Virginia. His cases have involved a variety of substantive issues, including ERISA, restrictive covenant litigation, corporate governance and control, fiduciary duties, and breach of contract.

Mr. Tobin’s criminal defense practice has included representation of a high-level Presidential appointee in connection with potential grand jury investigation issues, the general counsel of a Fortune Global 500 company in connection with the investigation of violations of various federal international trade restrictions, a privately-owned defense contracting company in a United States Defense Department investigation of alleged billing irregularities, and a Saudi Arabian-based educational institution in response to a raid and investigation conducted jointly by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Mr. Tobin is a 1981 magna cum laude graduate of Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, where he received a bachelor of arts, and a 1984 graduate of the National Law Center of George Washington University, where he received his Juris Doctor degree with high honors.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Tobin served as a law clerk to the Hon. Judge John R. Brown on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Thereafter, he entered practice with the international law firm of Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld in its Washington D.C. office, where he was elected a partner in 1992. He subsequently served as a founding partner of Tobin, O’Connor, & Ewing.

Practice Areas:

  • Civil litigation
  • Criminal litigation
  • Administrative law
  • White-collar crime

Peer Review Rating: AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings

Education:

Admitted: 1984

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To discuss how David Tobin can help you achieve your legal objectives, contact Tobin, O’Connor & Ewing.