David Zwier defends businesses in workplace law disputes, advises them on the compliance aspects of a wide range of federal and state employment laws and agency regulations, and counsels on all aspects of their employment relationships. His diverse professional and personal backgrounds allow him to nimbly address both the legal and practical needs of clients.

Before joining Littler, David was an associate at regional firms in Pittsburgh and Northern Indiana, where he represented employers in various workplace matters including management training, workplace investigations, strike contingency planning, labor arbitrations, and government investigations. He also has experience representing employers in trade secret matters and complex litigation.

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.

During law school, he was a member of the Securities Arbitration Clinic providing pro bono representation to individuals in FINRA arbitration and negotiation proceedings. 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.


Order of the Coif

Recipient, William H. Eckert Prize

Superior J.D. Seminar Paper

University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Recipient, University Alumni Association Student Leadership Award

University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Recipient, Pro Bono Service Leadership Recognition Award

University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Recipient, Court Call Award

Exceptional Skill in Advocacy

University of Pittsburgh School of Law

News, Analysis & Press

Regulating Data Privacy and Use: A Key to Modern National Security?

81 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 499



  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2020magna cum laude
  • B.A., Goshen College, 2012cum laude

Conoscenze linguistiche

  • Spagnolo

Foro di appartenenza



  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana