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David W. A. Chee

David W. A. Chee



David focuses his practice primarily on complex criminal and civil litigation both in federal and state court, including the handling of appeals. David’s areas of concentration include the defense of a wide variety of white collar matters, including fraud and money laundering, forfeitures, government investigations, CFTC and SEC cases, and environmental issues. David also relies on his electrical engineering background to craft legal arguments pertaining to technical and complex subject matter.

David previously held an appointment as an assistant state attorney at the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office where he tried 26 jury trials to verdict. At the state attorney’s office, David was selected as a member of the Economic Crimes Unit where he prosecuted and investigated complex fraud and financial crimes. David argued countless procedural and substantive motions, and conducted and defended depositions of experts and other witnesses.

David is fluent in French.


  • The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch, Commercial Litigation (2021)
  • Fellow, The Florida Bar Wm. Reece Smith Jr. Leadership Academy (2019–2020)
  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Leadership Advancement Program (2020–2021)
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association of South Florida
    • Board Member


  • American University Washington College of Law (J.D., 2013)
    • Articles Editor, American University Business Law Review
  • University of Ottawa Faculty of Law (LL.B., 2013)
  • Royal Military College (B.Eng., Electrical Engineering, First Class Distinction, 2008)
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • French


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