David is an associate with a focus on Intellectual Property law, particularly with an emphasis on patent procurement within the dynamic realm of software and related technologies. With a wealth of experience, David brings a comprehensive approach to his practice, seamlessly navigating the intricacies of intellectual property law to provide valuable insights and solutions to his clients.

Before joining Verrill, David honed his legal skills as a patent attorney at a prominent IP boutique law firm in Minnesota and a general practice firm in Maine. He collaborated with clients to conceptualize, develop, and patent groundbreaking inventions. David's dedication to his craft is further exemplified through his involvement in prior art searches and evidence of use investigations, complemented by his adeptness in researching freedom to operate, drafting directed claims, and preparing claims charts.

Beyond his legal achievements, David's academic background is marked by a master's degree in computer science from Harvard University. This foundation, coupled with his hands-on experience as a software engineer at esteemed companies like Texas Instruments, Thomson Reuters, and Target Corporation, uniquely positions him to comprehend the intricacies of technological innovations.

Currently residing in Harpswell, Maine, David enjoys a fulfilling personal life with his wife and two dogs. His passion for intellectual property law and technical understanding make him an invaluable asset to the Intellectual Property Group at Verrill.



  • Mitchell Hamline School of Law  (J.D.)
  • Harvard University  (M.S.)
  • University of Arizona  (B.S.)

Bar Admissions

  • Maine

Court and Other Admissions

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office