David J. Feder

Associate, Jones Day

David Feder focuses on appeals and motions practice. He has drafted numerous briefs and motions in federal and state courts on behalf of a wide variety of clients ranging from professional sports teams to telecommunication, entertainment, and transportation companies. He also has argued multiple cases, including in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (on behalf of a religious refugee from China) and in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (on behalf of a severely injured prison inmate).

David is a coauthor of Justice Neil M. Gorsuch's New York Times best seller, A Republic, If You Can Keep It. His scholarly works have been cited in the Supreme Court (Sveen v. Melin, 584 U.S. ___ (2018)), Harvard Law Review (130 Harv. L. Rev. 1496 (2017)), Stanford Law Review Online (69 Stan. L. Rev. Online 171 & 185 (2017)), and in other publications.

David received his law degree from Harvard in 2014, winning the Fay Diploma for graduating first in his class as well as the Project on the Foundations of Private Law Paper and the Irving Oberman Family Law Award for best papers in their respective fields. David received his undergraduate degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2011, where he received a Department Community Service Award, a Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to the Image of the Major, an Exceptional Academic Achievement Award, and was named an Outstanding Student in Organizational Communication.


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