David R. Dorey


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Dave Dorey is a valued associate specializing in financial services, white collar criminal defense and corporate investigations. His practice focuses especially on white collar investigations and complex civil litigation.



Bar Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia

Court Admissions

  • US District Court for the Northern District of California
  • US District Court for the District of Columbia
  • US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit


  • University of Pennsylvania, J.D., 2012: cum laude; University of Pennsylvania Law Review
  • University of Colorado, B.A., Political Science, 2009: summa cum laude

Professional Activities


  • The Unconstitutionality of Exit Searches, 15 U. Pa. J. Const. L. 75 (2013)


  • “Potential Defenses in FCPA Enforcement Actions: Key Issues and Open Questions,” 27th Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime, 2013 (with Richard Grime, Beth France, Benjamin Hendricks, Janet Kim, Darcy Meals, and Marion Read)
  • Defending major automobile manufacturer in a proposed class action based on alleged defects with an in-vehicle communications and entertainment system.
  • Representing major automobile manufacturer in a series of proposed class actions based on alleged engine defects.
  • Representing national health insurance company in connection with multiple government investigations.
  • Representing national health insurance company in ERISA lawsuits challenging the legality of certain benefit reimbursement practices.