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David J. Butzer

Of Counsel

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David is Of Counsel to McManus & Felsen, where he practices in the areas of construction and government contracts.

As part of David’s government contracts practice, he has handled, among other things, bid protests, claims and appeals, and prosecution and defense of Miller Act bond claims. David’s construction law experience includes litigating claims (including mechanic’s lien and bond claims) in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia on matters ranging from simple collection disputes to complex claims.

David has represented a wide range of clients, including project owners, general contractors, subcontractors, sureties, architects, commercial landlords and tenants, and neighbors to construction projects.





  • George Mason University School of Law, Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, 2000
    • Associate Editor, George Mason Law Review
  • Washington & Jefferson College, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, 1997

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • United States Court of Federal Claims
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia