David L. Rusnak focuses his practice on state and federal litigation, risk management, and alternative dispute resolution (mediation and arbitration). 

Since 1984, Mr. Rusnak has represented local, regional and national clients in commercial, financial, real estate and construction matters, guiding and representing developers, building owners, lenders, landlords and tenants, contractors, engineers and vendors, as well as other commercial concerns and interests, through all phases of complex and common state and federal litigation, appeals and alternative dispute resolution procedures, as well as pre-litigation dispute resolution, work outs, claims avoidance, and contract negotiation (of construction-related agreements). 

Mr. Rusnak has served as a Trustee of the Institute of Continuing Legal Education of Georgia, and as the interim general counsel for a national hospitality client managing litigation and contracting issues.

Mr. Rusnak has presented numerous seminars presented by the Georgia Institute of Continuing Legal Education, construction industry organizations in Texas and Georgia, and other continuing education providers regarding liens, warranties, construction issues and ethical considerations. 


Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, J.D., 1984

Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1981

Court Admissions


USDC Northern, Middle & Southern Districts (GA)

USBC Northern District

Georgia Court of Appeals

Georgia Supreme Court


USDC Northern & Eastern (Inactive) Districts (TX)

Texas Courts of Appeals

Texas Supreme Court

11th Circuit Court of Appeals

5th Circuit Court of Appeals

U.S. Supreme Court


State Bar of Georgia

State Bar of Texas

Lawyers Club of Atlanta