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David B. White, Mediator & Arbitrator, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

David B. White

Burns White LLC
Burns White Center
48 26th Street
Pittsburgh, PA, 15222
Tel: (412) 995-3210
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Recognized to Pennsylvania Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Insurance Umpire, Special Master
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  • Practice Commenced: 2007
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Dave has more than 30 years of legal experience representing a spectrum of clients from Fortune 500 corporations, to small, emerging businesses, and individuals across a variety of industries. Dave, who also serves on the firm's Executive Committee, brings to his clients a combination of demonstrated legal experience, practical business acumen and strong leadership skills as a team builder and project manager.
Dave’s practice spans several areas of litigation, including financial institution, commercial, products liability, professional malpractice, employment and energy. Both a litigator and a trial attorney, he employs other forms of dispute resolution when doing so is in the best interests of the client. Dave also is routinely asked to serve as a mediator in a variety of litigation matters and has experience managing the administration of class action claims.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Automotive
  • Banking & Finance
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Technology
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Wrongful Death


Duquesne University School of Law (J.D., 1982)
Duquesne University (B.S., 1977)

Memberships & Affiliations

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  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia
  • American Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Academy of Trial Lawyers of Allegheny County
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)

Rates Information

Pre-Mediation review services — $475 per hour; Half day mediations (four hours or less) — $2,400;  Full day mediations (more than four hours) — $4,800

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