Biography

David A. Weder practices in the Litigation Department, though a significant portion of his time is devoted to assisting clients with corporate and transactional issues. David's general practice includes premises and products liability, toxic tort litigation, intellectual property licensing, e-commerce, and other transactional and general civil litigation matters.

David was selected for inclusion in Missouri & Kansas Rising Stars® 2014-2016.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2008)
    • Order of the Woolsack
    • Saint Louis University Law Journal, editor in chief (2007 - 2008)
    • Academic Excellence award in Legal Research and Writing
    • Dean's Scholar
  • McKendree College (B.B.A., magna cum laude, 2005)

Legal Background

  • Summer associate, Lewis Rice LLC (2006, 2007)
  • Judicial intern, Hon. E. Richard Webber, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri (January-May 2007)

Professional Affiliations

  • Madison County Bar Association
    • Second Vice President (2016-2017)
    • Treasurer (2015-2016)
    • Recording Secretary (2014-2015)
    • Corresponding Secretary (2013-2014)
    • Chair, People's Law School Committee
    • Member, Young Lawyer's Division
    • Member, Membership Committee
  • Founding member, Pro Bono Committee, Illinois Third Judicial Circuit
  • Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation
    • Member, Board of Directors (2016-2017)
    • Founding member, Young Friends of LOLLAF
    • Member, Bringing Justice Home Fundraising Campaign Committee
  • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Assembly (representing Third Judicial Circuit) (2016-2017)
    • Standing Committee on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
      • Chair (2016-2017)
      • Vice Chair (2015-2016)
      • Secretary (2014-2015)
      • Member (2012-present)
    • Civil Practice and Procedure Section Council
      • Member (2015-2016)
    • Diversity Leadership Council
      • Member (2015-2017)
  • Member, Defense Research Institute
  • American Bar Association
    • Litigation
    • Intellectual Property
    • Young Lawyers'
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, Southern District of Illinois
  • Illinois Bar
  • Missouri Bar