David Carpenter

David Carpenter

Alston & Bird LLP, Partner

Atlanta, Georgia

David regularly advises clients, including Fortune 500 companies, on all aspects of commercial litigation from individual disputes to major consumer class actions. He helps his clients find cost-effective solutions as an alternative to trial whenever possible. David Carpenter is a partner on Alston & Bird's Litigation & Trial Practice Team. He concentrates his practice in general business and commercial litigation, with special focus on consumer and privacy class action defense, business torts and contract disputes. David has served as lead counsel and assisted in all phases of the litigation process in Georgia's state and federal courts and has been involved in matters in federal courts throughout the country. David has substantial experience representing companies in major consumer class action litigation, including cases involving privacy issues. He has represented a number of Fortune 500 companies in such litigation, moving to compel arbitration on multiple occasions, gaining dismissals through Rule 12 motions and obtaining favorable settlements for clients in bet-the-company litigation. David was named to the Georgia Super Lawyers "Rising Stars" list for 2017 in the area of business litigation. He received his J.D. from Vanderbilt University in 2007. Before law school, he worked in the public relations departments for the Colorado Rockies and the Atlanta Braves, providing media relations assistance, statistical research and support for the baseball operations departments of two Major League Baseball teams. David also worked as a student assistant in the sports information department at Duke University, where he received his B.A. in history in 2002.

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