David Yoshimura guides clients through a variety of complex commercial litigations and dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation.

Drawing from his experience in state and federal courts, David provides the insight to effectively advocate on his clients’ behalf at all stages of litigation.

Before joining the firm, David was a judicial clerk to the Hon. Judge Robert W. Pratt of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, where he assisted with trial work and with appellate matters in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He previously served as a staff attorney at the Iowa Supreme Court.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa, Hon. Robert W. Pratt, 2016-2018
Iowa Court of Appeals, Hon. Amanda Potterfield, 2014-2015


Loyola University Chicago School of Law
J.D. cum laude, Loyola University Chicago Law Journal (lead article editor), Loyola University Chicago International Law Review (associate editor) (2014)

Iowa State University
B.A. in English (2005)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Should Evidence Found During a Search Incident to Arrest Be Suppressed if the Arrest Was Based on a Valid Warrant Discovered During an Illegal Detention?
    Author,43 Preview U.S. Sup. Ct. Cases 156, 2016

Leadership & Community

Professional Associations

  • Iowa Bar Association


  • Best Lawyers®— "Ones to Watch," Alternative Dispute Resolution; Commercial Litigation, 2021-22 
  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2020
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2018-19

Awards Methodology

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