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David Nagdeman
David Nagdman


  • Temple University, Beasley School of Law, J.D., 2019
  • University of Chicago, M.A., 2009
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A., 2007

Judicial Clerkship

  • Honorable Gerald A. McHugh, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2021-22


  • Pennsylvania

David became associate at Langer, Grogan, & Diver P.C. in 2019, although he began at the firm as a paralegal in 2017 while completing his J.D. through the evening program at Temple Beasley School of Law. In 2021 he left the firm for a year term clerkship with the Hon. Gerald A. McHugh in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and rejoined the firm in 2022. In his time at the firm, David has worked closely on a number of the firm’s high-profile consumer, antitrust, and public interest cases.  

At Temple he was a member of the editorial board of Temple Law Review. His comment, Sovereign Ephemera: State Standing Against the Federal Government for Injuries to Quasi-Sovereign Interests, was published by the law review and was nominated for and received several writing awards. 

Representative Cases:  

    • Winters v. Ocean Spray, No. 12-cv-12016 (D. Mass) 
    • Gillespie v. Loancare, No. 190202896 (Pa. Comm. Pl., Phila. Cty.) 
    • Stevens v. Westmoreland Equity Fund, No. 18-cv-692 (E.D. Pa.) 
    • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Think Finance, No. 14-cv-7139  (E.D. Pa.) 
    • Doe v. Gilead, No. 20-CIV-3699 (Cal. Sup. Ct., San Mateo Cty.) 
    • Turrey v. Vervent, No. 20-cv-697 (S.D. Cal.) (ongoing) 
    • McFalls v. 38th Judicial District, No. 4 MD 2021 (Pa. Commw. Ct) (ongoing) 
    • Dettmering v. VBit Technologies Corp., No. 22-cv-1482 (D. Del.) 



    • Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Award for Pro Bono Service (Philadelphia Bar VIP Program, 2019) 
    • Order of the Coif (Temple Graduation Award, 2019) 
    • Faculty Award for Academic Achievement (Temple Graduation Award, 2019) 
    • Terrence H. Klasky Memorial Award (Temple Graduation Award, 2019) 
    • TASA Prize for Outstanding Performance in the Field of Evidence (Temple Graduation Award, 2019) 
    • Arthur G. Raynes Award (Temple Graduation Award, 2019) 
    • Winner of Temple Law Review and Temple International and Comparative Law Journal Student Symposium (2018) 

Public Interest 

David’s pro bono work on adverse possession and landlord-tenant cases through the Philadelphia Bar’s VIP Program helped earn the firm the Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Award for Pro Bono Service in 2019.

Additional language proficiencies: Spanish