Thrice named one of Delaware’s top lawyers in polls of lawyers published in Delaware Today magazine, David L. Finger is a third-generation Delaware lawyer.
He is a graduate of Wilmington Friends School, the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Virginia School of Law.
Mr. Finger has represented individuals and entities in shareholder disputes, corporate election disputes, commercial disputes, trade secret, trademark and patent infringement litigation, property disputes and commercial bankruptcy matters. Additionally, Mr. Finger has represented news media, reporters and other individuals in defamation, freedom of information and related First Amendment and media law disputes.
Mr. Finger is a member of the Bars of the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.
Mr. Finger is the co-author of the Delaware Trial Handbook, published by Lawyers Cooperative Publishing in 1994 (with annual supplements through 1999). He has also published on a variety of legal issues pertaining to First Amendment rights, Internet law and legal ethics.
Mr. Finger is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association, the American Bar Association (member of the Business Law, Communications Law, Litigation and Intellectual Property Law Sections) and the American Intellectual Property Law Association. He is also co-chair of the Tribe of Angels, matching entrepreneurs and investors.
Mr. Finger’s civic activities include service as counsel to the Police Athletic League of Wilmington and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. He also serves as a
Trustee of the Finger-Gordon Trust, overseeing grants for the promotion of Jewish education in Delaware.