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David Lopez

601 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 200W, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Firm: Outten & Golden LLP  |  Website

David Lopez

601 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 200W, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Firm: Outten & Golden LLP
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Firm

Outten & Golden LLP


Years In Practice


Phone Number (202) 847-4400

DAVID LOPEZ is a Partner at Outten and Golden and the attorney-in-charge at the firm’s Washington, DC office.  Mr. Lopez is Co-chair of the Discrimination & Retaliation Practice Group. Mr. Lopez served as General Counsel of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) from April 8, 2010 until December 9, 2016 – the longest serving General Counsel of the agency.  Mr. Lopez was nominated twice by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the Senate in 2010 and 2014.  Mr. Lopez is the first EEOC field trial attorney to be appointed as the agency's General Counsel.  As General Counsel, Mr. Lopez was in charge of the Commission's litigation program, overseeing the agency's 15 Regional Attorneys and a staff of more than 325 lawyers and legal professionals who conduct or support Commission litigation in district and appellate courts across the country.  He has served at the Commission in various capacities for the past 22 years, including as Supervisory Trial Attorney in the Phoenix District Office and Special Assistant to then-Chairman Gilbert F. Casellas.

Prior to joining the EEOC, Mr. Lopez was a Senior Trial Attorney with the Civil Rights Division, Employment Litigation Section, of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, DC. Between 1988 and 1991, Mr. Lopez was an Associate with Spiegel and McDiarmid in Washington, DC.

Mr. Lopez obtained his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1988 and graduated magna cum laude from Arizona State University in 1985, with a B.S. in Political Science.

Mr. Lopez is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia, as well as the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, and the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.  He is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association.

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Education
Graduated
Arizona State University, BS, magna cum laude
Graduated 1985
Contact Details and Office Locations
Office: (202) 847-4400
601 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 200W
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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