David R Fine


17 North Second Street, 18th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1507

United States of America

Mr. Fine is an appellate lawyer with broad experience briefing and arguing appeals in both federal and state courts across the United States. He has practiced in the Second, Third, Seventh, Ninth,Eleventh and D.C. federal circuits; the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Pennsylvania Superior Court and Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court; the Florida Supreme Court,the Florida Third District Court of Appeal and the Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal; the Texas Court of Appeals; the Arizona Court of Appeals, the Oregon Court of Appeals, the Louisiana Court of Appeals and the Maryland Court of Appeals. Mr. Fine frequently serves as lead counsel in briefing or arguing appeals (and sometimes in both), and he also provides consulting assistance to other lawyers pursuing or defending appeals. Mr. Fine writes and lectures on appellate advocacy, and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court appointed him to serve for seven years on its Appellate Court Procedural Rules Committee, completing his term as vice chair.


  • B.S., Cornell University (1987)
  • M.S., Northwestern University (1988)
    (with distinction)
  • J.D., University of Toledo College of Law (1992)
    (cum laude)


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