David J. Butler

Chair, JFNA Global Planning Table

David J. Butler is a past president and Annual Campaign chair for the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, and a past president of Washington’s United Jewish Endowment Fund. He is an active advocate for the Jewish community in the greater Washington area, where he has held numerous leadership positions, including president of Kemp Mill Synagogue, president of Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy, and treasurer of the Jewish Community Relations Council. He remains a trustee of the United Jewish Endowment Fund and a member of the Philanthropic Fund Advisory Committee. In addition to his role with the Global Planning Table, David serves as chair of JFNA’s bylaws committee, and is a member of JFNA’s executive committee.

David has more than three decades of experience as a trial lawyer. In addition to his commercial litigation and dispute resolution practice, he is counsel to Hillel: the Foundation for Jewish Campus Life and special litigation counsel to the Orthodox Union.

David is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Bingham McCutchen LLP.


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