David J. Fudala

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David J. Fudala

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David Fudala focuses his practice in the areas of civil and commercial litigation, appellate litigation, and personal injury. Mr. Fudala has been practicing law since 1979 and has been with the Firm (or one of its predecessors) since 1986. As a lawyer, David enjoys meeting new clients and helping them resolve their problems.

Mr. Fudala graduated as class valedictorian from Randolph-Macon College with a Bachelors of Arts and obtained his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. David has extensive experience in civil and criminal litigation, in both federal and state courts. He has served as outside and conflicts counsel for Fairfax County since 1985 and is an approved defense counsel for the Virginia Attorney General’s Office and Division of Risk Management, representing local government officials and constitutional officers on civil rights, employment, and other claims. He is also appointed counsel for the Virginia Transit Liability Pool.

David is licensed to practice in all courts in the Commonwealth of Virginia and in the District of Columbia. Among other professional associations and memberships, Mr. Fudala is a member of the Fairfax County Bar Association.

Mr. Fudala has received Martindale-Hubbell’s highest AV rating for legal ability and ethical standards since 1992. He has been named a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

David Fudala was born in Eltham, Virginia, and raised in West Point, Virginia. He currently resides in Warrenton, Virginia. In his spare time, David enjoys spending time with family and fly fishing.

Practice Areas
Education
  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    J.D. – 1979
  • Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, Virginia
    B.A.: English – 1973
Bar Admissions
  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Fairfax County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Local Government Attorneys of Virginia
Reported Decisions and Notable Results
  • Greenspan v. Osheroff, 351 S.E.2d 28 (Va. 1986).
  • Rease v. Commonwealth, 316 S.E.2d 148 (Va. 1984).
  • Gilpin v. Joyce, 515 S.E.2d 124 (Va. 1999).
  • Doe v. Broderick, 225 F.3d 440 (4th Cir. 2000).
  • Kiernan v. Agency Rent A Car, Inc., 940 F.2d 917 (4th Cir. 1991).
  • Carol Square v. Fairfax County, 914 F.2d 247 (4th Cir. 1990).
  • Carol Square v. Fairfax County, No. 91-2064, 1993 U.S. App. LEXIS 29912 (4th Cir. Nov. 18, 1993).
  • Riccio v. County of Fairfax, 907 F.2d 1459 (4th Cir. 1990).
  • Brocco v. Savage, No. 01-1824, 2001 U.S. App. LEXIS 25321 (4th Cir. Nov. 28, 2001).
  • Williams v. Melitis, No. 01-7791, 2002 U.S. App. LEXIS 9661 (4th Cir. May 22, 2002).
  • Basore v. Wal-Mart Stores, 11 Fed. App’x 178 (4th Cir. 2001).
  • Duncan v. U.S. Dep’t of Army, 887 F.2d 1078 (4th Cir. 1989).
  • Duncan v. Belcher, 813 F.2d 1335 (4th Cir. 1987).