David P. Abel
David Abel represents institutional investors and individuals in securities and consumer fraud litigation. With a diverse background in securities litigation, from identifying clients' financial losses and complaint drafting to calculating class-wide damages and settlement plan of allocation analysis, David focuses on initial case evaluation for securities fraud class actions, shareholder derivative actions, and mergers and acquisitions litigation.
David also serves as Director of Shareholder Services and Business Analysts, supervising the firm's securities portfolio monitoring service and financial analysis for securities actions. The portfolio monitoring service identifies losses suffered by clients due to corporate fraud or misconduct and enables them to carefully evaluate their options. The service additionally provides securities class action settlement claims processing.
David joined Motley Rice in 2006 as a Business Analyst for the Securities and Consumer Fraud practice group. He was later elevated to the position of Director of Shareholder Services and Business Analysts and began practicing as an attorney with the firm in 2010. Prior to his tenure at Motley Rice, David gained professional experience serving as a consultant for small businesses, Vice President of Operations for a mid-size tour company, and General Manager and Editor for a political consulting firm.
David is a graduate of the Charleston School of Law and holds an MBA from The Citadel. As an undergraduate at Clemson University, he was a member of the men's varsity cross country and track & field teams. David is fluent in Spanish, having once lived in Spain.
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