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David W. Jones

Phone: 313-774-1000

David W. Jones specializes in complex litigation, government affairs, municipal and administrative law. His professional background also includes extensive sales and negotiating experience, negotiating labor disputes, contracts, and collective bargaining agreements. David has represented hundreds of clients successfully in trials, arbitrations, hearings, and commercial transactions.

As a municipal law practitioner, David serves as corporation counsel for several municipalities in and around Metropolitan Detroit. As a Certified Player Representative for the National Football League, David negotiates multimillion-dollar contracts on behalf of his clients, as well as represents them in arbitrations and employment disputes. David’s early career included a stint as Prosecutor and Special Assistant Attorney General for the State of Michigan, where he developed a sterling reputation for his skill and acumen as a legal practitioner.

A Corporation Finance major at Wayne State University in Detroit, David received his law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. Appointed by the mayor of the City of Detroit, he serves as a Member of the Board of Ethics and is a former Board Member of the Public Lighting Authority. Appointed by Governor Gretchen Whitmer, David currently sits as a Commissioner on the Michigan Indigent Defense Commission, which was created to ensure that indigent defense services are delivered in a manner that is fair, cost effective and constitutional.

David is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and the courts of the State of Michigan. He is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Bar Association and the National Bar Association.

Bar Admissions
  • Michigan Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit