Education

  • Loyola Marymount University, B.A. English, Minor in French (2015)
  • University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, J.D. (2019)

Admissions

  • California

David Griffith

Associate
dgriffith@crowell.com
+1.949.798.1385

David Griffith is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Orange County office and is a member of the firm’s Antitrust & Competition and White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement groups. David’s practice focuses on counseling and representing corporate and individual clients in regulatory enforcement actions, government investigations, criminal defense matters, and internal investigations. David represents clients on a wide range of issues, including no-poach conspiracies, monopolization, market-allocation, price-fixing, and FCPA compliance.

While in law school, David served as co-editor-in-chief of the National Black Law Journal and also worked with JAMS helping to improve diversity amongst their panelists. He is a board member-at-large at the Thurgood Marshall Bar Association and was on featured on Lawyers of Color’s "Hot List 2020," an annual list of "the most dynamic junior and mid-level lawyers of color who have demonstrated a strong commitment to advancing diversity in the legal profession."



Affiliations

Admitted to practice: California

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Board Member-at-Large, Thurgood Marshall Bar Association


Representative Matters

  • Defending corporation in the food industry in an investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice into allegations of illegal agreements among competitors. 
  • Representing individuals in litigation with the Food and Drug Administration regarding allegations of GMP violations. 
  • Representing manufacturer against allegations of market monopolization brought by a competitor. 
  • Defending hospital system in antitrust class action litigation alleging employee no-poach conspiracy amongst defendants. 
  • Defending pharmacy benefit management company in antitrust litigation alleging a horizontal price-fixing conspiracy amongst competitors. 
  • Achieved a favorable outcome for an individual client who pled guilty to participation in an insider trading scheme. 
  • Conducted FCPA risk assessment and internal investigation of a pending transaction for a manufacturer operating in the Caribbean. 
  • Represented an individual client in a pro-bono immigration matter resulting in reunification of client and his spouse after several years.
  • Achieved favorable outcome for elderly homeowners facing potential foreclosure of their lifelong home.


Publications



Firm News & Announcements

September 13, 2022 OCCDL Recognizes Orange County Office as a Top Ten Diverse Legal Organization, Names David Griffith Among Top Ten Diverse Lawyers
February 4, 2021 Lawyers of Color Names Crowell & Moring's David Griffith to "Hot List 2020"