David H. Gibbs
Associate Professor, Of the Practice of Law
- (714) 628-2654
- Tufts University, Bachelor of Arts
University of California, Berkeley, Juris Doctor
Professor Gibbs is a former Practitioner in Residence at Suffolk University Law School, where he established the first Investor Advocacy Clinic, created client interview simulation programs and created new course materials emphasizing practical skills, effective advocacy, ethical practice and professional development. He is a former partner at Bowditch & Dewey LLP in Boston, where he focused on litigation relating to closely held businesses, securities, technology, intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, consumer class actions, land use, permitting and environmental matters. He has tried more than 70 cases in court, arbitration and administrative hearings. He has a national practice in dispute resolution, where he has served as a mediator or arbitrator on more than 250 matters. Professor Gibbs is the founder of the Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange. He has published numerous articles on alternative dispute resolution, arbitration and damages and has been a senior member of boards and committees, including Chair of the ADR Network, a meditation program certified by the Massachusetts Superior Court. Professor Gibbs is listed in Best Lawyers in America in Dispute Resolution and Massachusetts Super Lawyers in Businesses Litigation.
Courses Taught: Practice Foundation Transactions.