David R. Chludzinski

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David R. Chludzinski


Tel (412) 261-5738

Fax (412) 261-5710


David R. Chludzinski concentrates his practice on the defense of commercial motor vehicles and their insurers. David earned his law degree from the Dickinson School of Law at Penn State University. While attending law school, he was a Comments Editor on the International Law Review and he received the C.A.L.I. Award for advanced pre-trial advocacy. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from Boston College.

David is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania (2005) and in the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Middle, and Western Districts of Pennsylvania (2006).

David was selected as a Pennsylvania Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2012 through 2019. Rising Stars are the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in Pennsylvania who are 40 years old and younger or have been in practice for 10 years or less.

He served a three-year term on the Allegheny County Bar Association’s Civil Litigation Section Council from 2015 to 2018 and has been re-elected to serve a second term from 2018 to 2021.  He is a member of the Trucking Industry Defense Association and the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association.

Author: Pennsylvania—Amendments to Expert Discovery, Transportation Law Update, Vol. 16, No. 3, August 2015
Co-Author, Pennsylvania/Connecticut: Log Violations Before Restart, New Jersey Motor Truck Association February 2012 Bulletin
Co-Author, Log Violations Before Restart, Transportation Law Update, Vol. 13, No. 1, January 2012
Co-Author, Where Do You Want To Depose Your Driver?, Trucking Law Update, Vol. 8, No. 6, June 2007
Author, A Most Certain Tragedy, but a Reason to Side-Step the Constitution and Values of the United States?, Penn State International Law Review, 23 Penn St. Int’l. L. Rev. 227

Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania


Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2005
Boston College at Chestnut Hill, B.A., cum laude, 2001

Professional Associations

Allegheny County Bar Association
Pennsylvania Bar Association
Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association (PMTA)
Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA)

Seminars, Speeches & Publications