Dave Tittle is a partner at Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP in the Litigation Practice Group. His main practice areas are commercial litigation, business disputes, financial institutions, product liability, toxic tort, class actions, and professional (legal) liability in federal and state courts. He also serves as an arbitrator and registered mediator in commercial disputes, and handles selected plaintiffs’ litigation.
Dave has been selected by peer vote as among the top 50 attorneys in Indiana (2011), The Best Lawyers in America® (commercial litigation 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013) and The Top 12 lawyers in general commercial litigation in Indiana by Chambers & Partners USA Survey of America’s Leading Lawyer for Business. According to the Chambers Survey, "Dave is one of the pillars of the firm’s litigation practice." (Chambers 2010) Bingham Greenebaum Doll’s commercial litigation practice group is ranked among the top five in Indiana by Chambers (2011). His Martindale‑Hubbell rating is AV Preeminent® (5.0 out of 5.0).
In 1999, by invitation, Dave was elected as a Fellow in The American College of Trial Lawyers and has served on the ACTL State Committee for several years. He served as the ACTL Indiana State Chairman for 2010-2012.
Dave graduated from Indiana University School of Business and received his law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, cum laude, where he was a member of the Indiana Law Journal. He served as a member of the Firm’s Management Committee for 12 years and has been chairman and a member of the Firm’s Professional Responsibility Committee for over 25 years. He also served as chair of the Firm’s Strategic Planning and Quality Service Committees, as well as a member of the Finance and Recruiting Committees. He is an appointed member of the Indiana Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness for Admission to the Bar of Indiana.
Thomson Multimedia, Inc. (Ind., Ill., N.Y., N.J., Fla., Tx., Cal., Mo.) & Parental Guide of Texas v. Thomson, Inc., 446F.3d.1265 (Fed. Cir. 2006) — Representation of world-wide electronics manufacturer in multi-jurisdictional state and nationwide product warranty class actions and commercial litigation. These cases were significant because of the complexity of the issues and their geographical scope.
Indianapolis Colts v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore — Representation of Mayor of Indianapolis and Capital Improvement Board in multi-jurisdictional damage, interpleader, and eminent domain litigation over transfer of NFL Baltimore Colts franchise to Indianapolis. 733 F.2d 484 (Seventh Cir. Ind., 1984)
This case was unique because of the legal issues which involved the sudden relocation of an NFL franchise and the ability, or lack thereof, of a municipality to use its eminent domain power to take a franchise from its owner.
Representation of board of directors of public company in federal government investigation and related contractual disputes (2009-2013) — This case is significant because of the magnitude of the government’s allegations against the corporate entity and its individual board members.
Autocephalous Greek-Orthodox Church of Cyprus v. Goldberg & Feldman Fine Arts Inc., 717 F.Supp. 1374 (S.D. Ind., 1989), 917 F.2d 278 (7th Cir., 1990) — Representation of art investors and commercial lenders in litigation with Government of Cyprus over ownership of 5th century religious mosaics, and related business transaction issues.
Unique issues of international law involving allegedly stolen byzantine relics and related purchase loan collateral issues.