David McLaughlin is an associate in the firm’s Orlando office. Mr. McLaughlin focuses his practice in the areas of complex commercial and civil litigation, with an emphasis in construction litigation, including construction defect and contract claims on behalf of architects, engineers, developers, contractors, and subcontractors; professional liability claims and general business disputes on behalf of design professionals; as well as premises liability claims on behalf of property owners and toxic tort. Mr. McLaughlin is also holds a Florida Certified Underground Utilities and Excavation Contractor’s license.
Mr. McLaughlin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia, with a double major in Physics and Mathematics and a minor in Mechanical Engineering. Mr. McLaughlin studied law at Oxford University, England, and Florida State College of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctorate. Mr. McLaughlin was an editor for the Journal of Transnational Law & Policy and won the Book Award for International Aspects of Intellectual Property. Prior to joining Cole, Scott & Kissane, Mr. McLaughlin had over ten years of experience litigating issues involving complex commercial, construction, real estate, and intellectual property matters and acted as in-house counsel for multiple construction companies.
Mr. McLaughlin is a member of the Florida Bar and admitted to practice in the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Florida.