David Budd


  • location icon Newark, NJ
    One Riverfront Plaza
    Suite 800
    Newark, NJ 07102

David C. Budd is an associate in the Newark office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the General Liability Practice.

David focuses his practice on the areas construction defect, construction accident, premises liability, products liability, and insurance coverage disputes. He handles all aspects of these matters from pre-suit investigations, through written discovery, depositions, expert discovery, expert depositions, dispositive motions, settlement negotiations, and arbitration/mediation.

Prior to joining Lewis Brisbois, he practiced with the Insurance Defense Litigation Group of a mid-size regional firm in the areas of premises liability, construction defect, construction accident, automobile accident, and professional liability defense. He is additionally experienced in Condominium/Homeowner Associate Law as well as Medical Malpractice Defense.

Following his graduation from Seton Hall Law School, David clerked for two terms for the Hon. Jeffrey R. Jablonski, P.J.Ch. (then J.S.C.) in Hudson County, New Jersey. As a law clerk, David managed the judge's motion calendar, was responsible for conducting legal research and drafting written decisions and bench memorandums for summary judgment and dispositive motions in areas of civil law, including construction defect, complex civil litigation, medical malpractice, employment litigation, premises liability, and personal injury. During his clerkship, Dave also became certified as a New Jersey Mediator and conducted mediation conferences between litigants to facilitate settlement.


  • State Bar Admissions
    • New Jersey
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey


New Jersey

U.S. District Court of New Jersey


New Jersey State Bar Association

Awards & Honors

Seton Hall Law School Honor Council, 2011–2012


Seton Hall University School of Law

Juris Doctor

Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, NJ

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

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