David Manes is a Managing Partner at Manes & Narahari LLC. He is one of the original founding partners of the firm in 2013. Since that time, he has helped the firm grow in size, experience, and prestige to the point where it is now.
As a partner, David oversees the firm's largest cases in a variety of legal areas. David's practice primarily involves litigation in employment law and business law. He also advises businesses and entrepreneurs on transactional matters. His largest litigation cases have resulted in multi-million dollar settlements, and some example results are shown below on this page.
In addition to practicing law, David serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Duquesne University School of Law where he teaches an original course he designed on entrepreneurship. He also serves as an instructor with the Butler County Community College. He is a frequent presenter and lecturer around the community in various venues including local colleges, networking groups, and private business functions.
David is the author of The Entrepreneur's Counsel, published in 2016, which helps aspiring business owners turn their dreams into concrete plans for getting off the ground. David's first company of his own was an LLC that he formed with his brother to perform landscaping services.
Prior to founding this firm, David worked with clients at Sain Law LLC and Kisner Law Firm LLC. He has also volunteered with Neighborhood Legal Services and Christian Legal Aid.
David is admitted to practice law across Pennsylvania in all state and federal courts. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law after studying political science and graduating summa cum laude and from the Honors College with distinction at Harding University. In law school, David earned the John P. Gismondi Certificate of Advanced Study in Civil Litigation, the Dean's Award, the Murray S. Love Award as Mock Trial Champion, and the Donald Moritz Award.
Personally, David is an avid reader and podcast subscriber. He is a history buff and a politico. He also enjoys woodworking and cooking breakfast food. He lives in Cranberry Township with his fiancee, daughters, and French Bulldog puppy.
David has represented over 400 clients. Over close to a decade, he has helped his clients win cases such as these real example cases:
$775,000 - Business partner dispute
$130,000 - Discrimination and wrongful termination
$3,000,000 - Business partner dispute
$86,000 - Military discrimination, wrongful termination
$69,000 - Unpaid wages / overtime
$150,000 - Unpaid wages / contract dispute
$100,000 - Overtime class action
$1,679,000 - Employee class action
$315,000 - Business class action
$65,000 - Pregnancy discrimination, termination
$80,000 - Sexual harassment, retaliation
$115,000 - Sex discrimination, termination
$100,000 - Wrongful termination / contract dispute
$917,000 - Business contract dispute
$260,000 - Business partner dispute
Our legal team provides world-class legal representation to those who need it. We represent employees, entrepreneurs, businesses, and individuals. Based out of Pittsburgh, we work with clients across Pennsylvania. See what our clients say about us:
"They kept me up to date on all aspects of the case
and were attentive to my needs."
- Donald Bryan