David L. Schwalm
Governmental Entity & Civil Rights, Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith, Labor & Employment Law,
Dave has over 30 years of legal experience and concentrates his practice primarily in the defense of litigation against public and private entities and
employers, involving issues of government liability, municipal liability, civil rights claims, and employment law.
Dave has appeared before most of the state’s Common Pleas Courts and in the United States District Courts in Central and Eastern Pennsylvania and has handled appellate matters before the Pennsylvania appellate courts, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. He has also appeared before courts in West Virginia, Maryland and New Jersey. In addition, he has handled employment matters before the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He has also written articles and made numerous presentations to clients and various other organizations in these areas of law.
Dave previously served as a Director and President of the Halifax Area School Board, coached youth soccer, and was active with local scouting groups.
The Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, J.D., 1980
Franklin and Marshall College, B.A., 1977
U.S. Supreme Court, 1985
Middle District of Pennsylvania, 1981
U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1983
Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2002
Professional Associations & Memberships
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Dauphin County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Bar Association for the Third Federal Circuit