David D. VanSpeybroeck - Sussman Shank LLP

David D. VanSpeybroeck

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2011

David VanSpeybroeck is a trial lawyer who has a diverse commercial litigation practice representing businesses and individuals in a wide array of matters, including antitrust, securities, intellectual property and contractual disputes. Throughout his career, he has successfully tried and resolved more than 25 cases to jury verdicts in State and Federal Courts and has also conducted numerous arbitrations.

He counsels clients on disputes arising from large, complex commercial transactions and has represented and advised high-tech companies regarding the protection of their intellectual property rights. David has successfully brought and defended claims for trade secret, copyright, and trademark infringement. As an advisor, he helps businesses avoid litigation using risk management techniques and to ensure proper title to their intellectual property.

David also has extensive experience advising insurance companies in large scale coverage disputes on first and third party claims. 

David has successfully represented investors on securities claims under the Oregon Securities Act and defended material participants on securities matters. He has also advised issuers of securities regarding the contents of their business plans and disclosure documents. 

In addition, David counsels emerging and early growth companies as they face unique challenges, address intellectual property strategies, and manage securities issues.


Hamilton CollegeBA Boston University School of LawJ.D.

Case History

Securities Investigation
Defended founder of assisted living facility chain in SEC receivership including penalty phase.  Ultimately, achieved ruling of no penalty.  Successfully defended TRO motion from Securities and Exchange Commission, a case in which SEC sought $180 million dollars.

Office Location

1000 Southwest Broadway, Suite 1400
Portland, OR 97205
United States

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Litigation - Bankruptcy
Litigation - Securities

Other Information

Gender: Male