Company: Dempsey Fontana PLLC
Location: Potomac, Maryland, United States
David B. Dempsey, Lawyer at Dempsey Fontana PLLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Law and Law Administration.
Mr. Dempsey has been a partner at his firm since 2012, and has been named an AV Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell from 1991 to 2016, in addition to numerous area accolades. He entered the field as an attorney advisory with the Defense Logistics Agency of Alexandria, Virginia, and is still a resource in federal procurement as well as a supporter of the Professional Services Council, the Federal Advisory Committee, and the U.S. Department of Defense. Mr. Dempsey is a Marquis Who’s Who Industry Expert, and has appeared in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America.
A Washington DC native, Mr. Dempsey was born to James Raymon and Dolores Dempsey, and graduated cum laude from Amherst College. He earned an MPA from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and completed a JD from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1977. Mr. Dempsey has worked in private practice and partnered with a number of firms, notably as a partner of Piper & Marbury, now DLA Piper, from 1996 to 2001. He was a partner with Blank Rome LLP until starting his current position. Mr. Dempsey is also known as a prolific contributor for legal literature, with pieces such as “Be Aware: DCAA Audits Likely to Increase” for Law360.com, and “Fraud: The ‘F’ Word in Government Contracting.”
Mr. Dempsey intends to continue with his firm for many years, building on a reputation as one of Washington’s Top-Rated Lawyers of 2014 and 205, as well as one of 2014 to 2015 Baltimore’s Top Rated Lawyers. He was named to the 2013 Virginia’s Top-Rated Lawyers, and one of the 2013 Top-Rated Lawyers of American Lawyer Media. In his free time, he enjoys golf and information technology. Mr. Dempsey is the proud father of Walker Harwick and Carole Elizabeth with his wife, Elizabeth Carole Harwick Dempsey.
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