David M. Losier

Partner

Boston, MA
D: 617.345.3644
Overview
Bar Admissions

Massachusetts

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Education

J.D., cum laude, Suffolk University Law School, 1992

B.S., Colby College, 1989

With more than 25 years as a trial attorney, David brings significant litigation and trial experience to his practice in both State and Federal Courts. David is a partner in the firm's Business Litigation and White Collar Criminal Defense groups, and his practice includes both complex civil litigation and felony criminal matters, as well as representing individuals and companies in state and federal investigations.

As a former Middlesex County assistant district attorney for nearly a decade, David has a wealth of criminal law and jury trial experience.  At Burns & Levinson, David brings his vast experience to represent officers of both public and private companies responding to allegations of breaches of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation or fraud.  These representations include advising clients regarding allegations of economic espionage, tax fraud, health care fraud cases including medical device cases, RICO matters, as well as parallel civil/administrative and criminal proceedings.  Additionally, David regularly coordinates and leads internal corporate investigations at the request of officers or directors.  He also represents a variety of individuals and companies in employment litigation involving non-competition, non-disclosure and wage payment issues.  David has successfully represented several secondary, college and graduate school students in disciplinary actions brought by school judiciary panels, and has successfully resolved related criminal cases facilitating the students’ continued enrollment in school.

Experience

Experience

  • Lead counsel for national plastic manufacturer successfully defending charges of unfair competition and wrongful use of confidential trade secrets.
  • Counsel to prominent Boston-based graduate school leading an internal investigation into allegations of academic integrity violations.
  • Lead counsel directing an internal investigation for a national tractor trailer school in response to allegations of embezzlement and fraud.
  • Lead counsel to national rubber manufacturer successfully defending contract and negligence-based claims.
  • Lead counsel for criminal defendants and college students, obtaining dismissal of criminal charges and facilitating students continued attendance at prominent Massachusetts colleges.
  • Successfully represented prominent medical professional against criminal charges and secured ultimate dismissal of charges and declination of action by governing professional board of registration.
  • Lead counsel in an internal investigation of a regional accounting firm and successfully represented client in a federal criminal investigation resulting in no criminal charges.
Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

AV® Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell

Massachusetts Rising Stars (2006)

Community Involvement

Community Involvement

Boston Bar Association

  • Criminal Section Steering Committee

Middlesex Partnership for Youth

  • Board Member

Acton Boxboro Youth Hockey Association

  • Board Member and Coach

Memberships

American Bar Association

Boston Bar Association

Massachusetts Bar Association

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

"Identification Evidence in Criminal Trials: Recent Law and Current Legal Challenges," Speaker, Boston Bar Association, December 2015

"Subpoenas and Search Warrants," Moderator, Boston Bar Association Panel Discussion, November 2011

"The CSI Effect: Fact or Fiction?" Moderator, Boston Bar Association Criminal Law Section Event, April 2011

Articles & Publications

Articles & Publications

quotes

"Reviews of New Instruction on Eyewitness ID Favorable," Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, November 2015

Jay Severin Show, Interviewed, WTKK, March 2010

Jay Severin Show, Interviewed, WTKK, July 2007

"Slaying Victim Had Fled a Troubled Past," Boston Globe, November 2004

Resources
David M. Losier
Practices
  • Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Government Investigations & White Collar Crime
  • Business Media
Education

J.D., cum laude, Suffolk University Law School, 1992

B.S., Colby College, 1989

Admissions

Massachusetts

U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

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