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David C. Hollander


“Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right” – Robert Hunter

Practice Groups

Areas of Concentration

  • Business Litigation
  • Employment

Experience at Work

David works primarily with companies and individuals to resolve multi-faceted and complex civil litigation matters, including business and employment disputes. Prior to joining Capes Sokol, he worked as a litigation associate at a New York law firm, handling a variety of civil matters, including the defense of a municipal client in a class action lawsuit alleging violations of due process rights.

He also served as a law clerk for the Honorable Catherine D. Perry of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. In addition to performing duties relating to case management and discovery disputes, David assisted with mass, toxic tort environmental litigation during which he advised the Judge on discreet issues of international law and other novel complex legal matters. David also worked at the United Nations, office of Global Pulse, as a data privacy legal assistant where he researched data privacy and ethical issues concerning the use of artificial intelligence and big data.

David received his law degree in 2017 from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was the Executive Articles Editor of the Georgetown Journal on Poverty Law and Policy and an Exceptional Pro Bono Pledge Honoree, having completed over 100 hours of pro-bono service.

Admissions & Qualifications

Bar & Court Admissions

  • New York
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Courts
    • Eastern District of Missouri
    • Eastern District of New York
    • Southern District of New York

Educational Background

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center (2017)
  • B.A., History, James Madison University (2012)

Leadership & Community Engagement

Professional Organizations

  • St. Louis County Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals
Capes Sokol Welcomes Hollander to the Firm