David Rusnak focuses his practice on state and federal business litigation, risk management, and alternative dispute resolution. He represents local, regional and national clients in commercial, financial, real estate and construction matters. 

In his practice, David counsels and represents developers, building owners, lenders, landlords and tenants, contractors, engineers and vendors through all phases of complex and common litigation, appeals and mediation.  He also represents his clients in pre-litigation dispute resolutions, work outs, claims avoidance, and contract negotiation for construction-related agreements.

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

David has received an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell for his high ethical standards and professionalism, and has been recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer in the area of Business Litigation for 2019, 2020, and 2021. 



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