David Merchant

Partner
IMG_5868(E)Contact:
Telephone: (808) 242-5700
Email: dbm@mhmaui.com
Dave Merchant has been practicing law since 1992 and on Maui since 2004, focusing on commercial litigation, association and business representation, and estate planning. Mr. Merchant graduated from Princeton University with high honors in 1988, and from the University of Washington School of Law in 1992, where he was an editor of the Washington Law Review.  From 1992 until 2004, Mr. Merchant practiced in Seattle and Olympia, Washington. In addition to his legal work, Mr. Merchant also served as a Military Intelligence Officer in the United States Army and the Washington National Guard.Throughout his career, Mr. Merchant has volunteered time and services to a variety of non-profit and community groups. He has served as the President of the Board of Directors of the local Big Brothers Big Sisters chapter, and currently is a head coach for Maui United Soccer Club.

Education
– Princeton University, A.B. with high honors, 1988
– University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 1992

Admitted to Practice
– Hawaii, all state and federal courts
– Washington (inactive)

Professional Memberships
– Hawaii Bar Association
– Maui County Bar Association
– Washington Bar Association (inactive)
– Community Council of Maui

Select Articles and Presentations
– “Defense Counsel as Prosecution Witness”, 66 Washington Law Review 1081 (1991)
– Chapter Author, “Federal Civil Procedure”, Washington Lawyers Practice Manual (1995-1998 editions)