David McGill is a versatile litigator and investigator whose practice resides at the intersection of finance and technology. Mr. McGill frequently acts as lead counsel for companies and individuals involved in complex disputes, often with significant regulatory implications. His practice also includes conducting confidential internal investigations in response to whistleblower claims and defending clients in government enforcement matters. The Legal 500 reports that Mr. McGill has earned a reputation among clients for dispensing “invaluable and practical, business-oriented advice,” and his approach to cross-border matters has been praised as “insightful, uber responsive and fearless.”
Known as an aggressive advocate, Mr. McGill is often retained by hedge funds and proprietary trading firms in disputes involving allegations of spoofing and market manipulation, as well as other matters involving complex financial products such as derivatives, SSA bonds and digital currencies. Leading legal and business publications also regularly quote Mr. McGill as a thought leader on matters involving algorithmic trading and digital currency regulation.
Mr. McGill’s practice also extends to intellectual property disputes, in which he regularly represents technology and media companies in matters involving allegations of trade secret misappropriation, licensing disputes, unfair competition and IP infringement.
Before joining Kobre & Kim, Mr. McGill practiced at Mayer Brown LLP, representing clients in complex civil litigation, intellectual property disputes and financial products arbitrations.