David Archer defends the interests of business owners in litigation in both federal and state court, including the Complex Business Litigation Division of Florida's Eleventh Judicial Circuit and the Complex Commercial Litigation Division in Delaware, as well as in criminal matters and appeals.

David's litigation experience includes business disputes, insurance coverage actions, disputes relating to international customs interpretation, bankruptcy-related litigation, international Ponzi scheme investigation, mergers and acquisitions related, shareholder derivative litigation, tort and insurance subrogation claims arising from plane crashes, board and internal investigations, banking fraud, and intellectual property matters.

Prior to joining Hinshaw, David practiced law at an international law and lobbying firm and a complex litigation and trial boutique. Before attending law school, David worked as a parliamentary lobbyist in London, Brussels, and Washington, D.C., and in business development for Diageo PLC.

Professional Affiliations

  • British-American Business Council Miami (BABC Miami), President
  • The Florida Bar

Honors & Awards

  • University of Miami School of Law
    • Harvey T. Reid Scholar
    • Dean's Fellow in "U.S. Constitutional Law"
    • Dean's Certificate of Achievement in "Financial Accounting for Lawyers"
    • Dean's Certificate of Achievement in "International Law"
    • The Florida Bar, International Law Section, Burton A. Landy Award Winner


David is a United Kingdom native and former Middle East expatriate who enjoys travel, aviation, watching and playing sports, and spending time with friends and family.

J.D., cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, 2016

M.A., first-class honors, University of St. Andrews, 2004