Speaker Bio

David L. Douglass is the managing partner of the Washington D.C. office of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, LLP. David represents clients in complex investigations and litigation. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. Fellowship is extended by invitation only to experienced trial lawyers who’ve mastered the art of advocacy and whose careers have been marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality.

Throughout his career, David has championed diversity in the legal profession. He serves on Sheppard Mullin’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and co-chaired the D.C. office’s Diversity and Inclusion Group. He’s on the Advisory Board for the Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession, an organization comprised of corporations, law firms and attorneys devoted to driving progress toward creating a more inclusive legal profession. In 2015, David received the American Bar Association Health Law Section’s Champion of Diversity and Inclusion Award.