David K. Harouse

Firm Affiliation: 
Director

Mr. Harouse is a Director in the Pittsburgh office, has focused his practice on the representation of individual and commercial entities in claims of personal injury, commercial litigation, asbestos liability, insurance defense litigation, property damage, municipal liability, zoning and land use development. David has represented numerous municipalities under the Pennsylvania Municipal Tort Claims Act. Aside from his litigation practice, David has also represented commercial and personal entities before numerous zoning hearing boards and planning commissions in southwestern Pennsylvania. He has tried both bench and jury trials throughout southwestern Pennsylvania.

David began his litigation career as a Trial Attorney for the U. S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., where he worked in the Criminal Enforcement Section of the Tax Division He was also a Special Assistant U. S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia. In that capacity, David handled federal civil cases and criminal matters where he prosecuted defendants for wire/mail fraud, bank fraud, tax fraud, environmental crimes, and immigration violations. Subsequent to this, he returned to western Pennsylvania, where he began a litigation practice focusing on civil litigation including personal injury, property damage, insurance defense litigation, and general commercial liability.

David is currently the chairman of the Zoning Hearing Board of Mt. Lebanon where he has served as member for six years. In addition, David is a Senior Hearing Officer for the Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board, where he has served various terms since 1995. He also serves as a volunteer for the Allegheny County Center for Victims of Violence and Crime.

Admissions: 
  • Pennsylvania - 1989
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania - 1990
  • United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee - 1991
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia - 1991
Education: 
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Juris Doctor -1989
  • University of Notre Dame, B.B.A., Finance - 1986
Personal Affiliations: 

David is a member of the Allegheny County Bar Association, including the Civil Litigation and Municipal Law Sections

Personal Information: 

David is married and a father of four. His hobbies include reading, swimming, and outdoor sports.

Contact
Primary Office: 
Tel: 
(412) 2550500