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David M. Krueger

Partner
Vice-Chair, Telephone Consumer Protection Act
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David Krueger is a partner with the firm’s Litigation Practice Group and represents businesses in commercial and business disputes, consumer disputes, transportation/aviation, and class action litigation. He has successfully defended and prosecuted claims on behalf of clients serving as lead and second chair counsel at the trial level, appellate level, and in alternative dispute resolution forums.

Transportation & Aviation: As a member of the Transportation & Logistics group, David represents motor carriers, air carriers, brokers, and forwarders in a wide variety of business, cargo, and personal injury claims. David has also defended carriers in a variety of class action lawsuits, including class action lawsuits alleging violations of the Truth-In-Leasing Regulations and the transportation-industry specific requirements under the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

David also assists pilots, aircraft owners, and businesses on a wide variety of aviation specific matters, including airport classification and compliance, leaseback and purchase agreements, charter agreements, and Part 107 remote pilot and UAS registration and compliance. David is a member of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA), the Aviation Committee of the Defense Research Institute (DRI), and Lawyer Pilots Bar Association, and maintains currency on both his Private Pilot and Remote Pilot certificates.

Consumer & Class Action Defense: David has extensive experience successfully defending consumer-related litigation, with an emphasis on Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and deceptive trade practices act litigation. As vice chair of the TCPA Litigation & Compliance Practice, David has defended companies against individual and class action claims involving the TCPA, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, and state law claims. David also counsels clients on how to develop telemarketing and text message policies and practices that comply with TCPA, the Federal Trade Commission's Telemarketing Sales rules, the FDCPA, and state specific laws and regulations regarding marketing and advertising.

David is the editor of the Benesch Class Action Blog and an active member of the Class Action Specialized Litigation Group of the Defense Research Institute.

  • EDUCATION

    • The University of Akron School of Law, 2009, J.D.
      • Assistant Editor, Law Review
    • John Carroll University, 2006, B.A.
      • magna cum laude
  • BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS, LICENSES, CERTIFICATES

    • Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
    • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
    • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
    • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • MEMBERSHIPS, ASSOCIATIONS, OTHER ACTIVITIES

    • Member, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association
    • Publications Vice-Chair of the Class Action Committee of the Defense Research Institute
    • Program Chair, Cleveland Association of Civil Trial Attorneys (CACTA)
    • Member, Defense Research Institute
      • Aviation Committee
      • Class Action Specialized Litigation Group
      • Commercial Litigation Committee
    • Member, Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA)
    • Member, Lawyer Pilots Bar Association