A nationally-known lawyer, David Oblon regularly appears in the national and international media providing commentary and opinions on the legal issues of the day. He most often appears on the FOX News network, but has also appeared on other national networks, such as CNN and MSNBC. He is a prolific continuing legal education lecturer and regularly teaches his practice areas to other lawyers.
Mr. Oblon is a founding partner of Albo & Oblon, L.L.P. — one of Virginia’s 75 largest law firms — and sits as the firm’s managing partner. An active, accomplished litigator, he regularly litigates in the state and federal courts of Virginia for both civil and criminal litigation with an emphasis on criminal law, constitutional law, employment law, and civil business litigation. He is licensed to practice in Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Mr. Oblon earned his Juris Doctor degree from the George Mason University School of Law and earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the George Washington University.
In 2006, Mr. Oblon was profiled by Washingtonian magazine as being one of the Washington, D.C. area’s “40 Top Lawyers Under 40.” That same year, Law and Politics magazine listed him as one of Virginia’s “Super Lawyers.”
In 2006, 2003 and 2002, Virginia Business magazine named Mr. Oblon one of Virginia’s “Legal Elite.” The magazine polled more than 6,000 lawyers in compiling its’ list of lawyers that it considers to be “the very best lawyers in the commonwealth.”
In 1995, Mr. Oblon won the Republican nomination for the Virginia Senate and went on to lead the party ticket in the election that year.
David A. Oblon, (Partner) born Alexandria, Virginia, July 11, 1968; admitted to bar, 1995, Virginia; 1996, District of Columbia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1996, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia; 2005 U.S. Supreme Court.
Education: George Washington University (B.A., 1990); George Mason University, School of Law (J.D., 1994).
National News Commentator: Frequent appearances on national networks including FOX News, CNN. MSNBC, and CourtTV (2004-present).
Continuing Legal Education Lecturer: “Real Evidence for the Trial Practitioner in Virginia,” Lorman Ed., Inc., April 27, 2005; “Cyber Security and the Law: Addressing Compliance, Complexity, and Confusion,” George Mason University School of Law Critical Infrastructure Protection Program and the Cyber Security Industry Alliance, March 22, 2005; “Successful Strategies in DUI Cases,” VirginiaCLE , March 3 and 23, 2005; “Effectively Defending DUI and Other Serious Traffic Offenses” VirginiaCLE, September 22-23, 2004; “DUI Law Update,” George Mason University School of Law, June 10, 2003; “Hiring and Firing Employees,” NBI , January 24, 2003; “Comparative Jurisdiction CLE,” Fairfax County Bar Assn, October 18, 2002; “Criminal Law,” Arlington County Bar Association, June 8, 2002; “Litigation Skills,” IPE, May 23, 2002; “Non-Compete Agreements,” Arlington County Bar Assn. November 14, 2001; “Virginia’s New E-Commerce Laws,” George Mason U. Alumni Assn., June 7, 2001; “DUI and Other Offenses,” Virginia Continuing Legal Education, May 25, 2001 and October 8, 2002; “Employment Law 101,” George Mason Alumni Assn., June 22, 2000; “Virginia Motions Practice,” George Mason Alumni Assn., June 16, 1999.
Author: “The Economic Espionage Act: Federal Protection for Corporate Trade Secrets,” Computer Lawyer, Vol. 16, 14 March 1999; “The Economic Espionage Act: A Prosecution Update,” J. of Pat. and Trade. Off., Vol. 80, 360-368, May 1998; “The Economic Espionage Act: A New Federal Regime of Trade Secret Protection,” J. of the Pat. and Trade. Off., Vol. 79, 191-210, 1997.
Member: Fairfax County and Arlington County Bar Associations.
Practice Areas: Labor and Employment Law; Criminal Law; Constitutional Law, Civil Litigation, Contracts, Litigation, Appellate Practice.