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David B. Vornehm was a founding Partner of DSV.  He focused his legal practice in the areas of Construction Law, Public Contract Law, Surety Law, Environmental Law, Commercial Law and Business Law. He was also a frequent arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. David represented all participants in the construction industry, including public and private owners, general, prime contractors and subcontractors in all types of project delivery systems and performance and payment disputes.  He incorporated numerous entities including minority, women, veteran and disadvantaged businesses.  He also worked with clients to assist in contract drafting and negotiations.

David was a frequent author and lecturer on construction law and environmental topics and is recognized as a leader in the construction law field. He earned his B.A. from Indiana University, his J.D. from the Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis, and was admitted to the Indiana bar in 1993. Prior to practicing law he was the Chief Engineer of the Construction Division of the Indianapolis Department of Public Works. Further, he was an Adjunct Professor at the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. He wass chapter counsel for the Indiana Water Environment Association and a recipient of the Tumble Bug Award.

During his career he helped public and private clients in a variety of areas including, construction disputes, contract drafting and review, litigation, mediation, arbitration and administrative hearings.

David has been recognized as an Indiana Super Lawyers in the Practice Area of Construction Litigation from 2011-2018.