David E. Tungate

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Associate Teaching Professor of Law

  • University of Illinois - B.A. - 1967
  • University of Illinois - J.D. - 1970
Areas of Expertise:
  • Ethics & Law
Teaching and Research Interests:
  • Business contract law; corporate governance and liabilities; protection of corporate intellectual property; intellectual property and licensing trends in e-commerce; the implications of technology for business law; globalization and corporate litigation; liabilities of accounting professionals; sports law.
Published Papers: 
  • Accountant Liability
    Litigation Overview, 1986.

  • Corralling the Papr Explosion
    The Practical Lawyer, 1986.

  • A Short Course in Document Control
    The Compleat Lawyer, 1987.

  • Document Control
    Case and Comment, 1987.

  • Pennsylvania Outsources to Save
    PA Times, 2002.
    (with: Greg Michael)

  • Are You in Compliance? (sports law)
    The American School Board Journal, 1997.
    (with: Daniel Orie)

Other Professional Activities:
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • Member, Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority
  • Chairman, Zoning Hearing Board of Upper St. Clair Township
  • Former director, Better Business Bureau of Western Pennsylvania
  • Former co-chairman, Committee on Sports and Entertainment, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Legal Counsel to a big-five accounting firm, a major financial acceptance corporation, a national casualty insurer, industrial corporations and government agencies
  • Legal team leader in mergers, acquisitions and workouts
  • Counsel to corporations, universities and state governments on intellectual property matters
  • Lead defense counsel in state and federal class actions
  • Director and Executive Committee member, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
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