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    David Nenner, Philadelphia PA Criminal Defense Lawyer

    David S. Nenner

    Licensed since 1985

    Admitted to practice: Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Florida

    Mr. Nenner has been practicing both criminal and civil litigation since 1985.  He has extensive experience criminal law experience in both state and federal courtrooms. In addition, he has handled many multi-million dollar civil injury and accident matters. His law practice also includes civil rights cases against law enforcement.

    David Nenner is considered one of the most prominent criminal trial lawyers in Philadelphia. David received his undergraduate degree in accounting from the University of Delaware in 1982. He attended Law School at Dickinson School of Law graduating with honors, was on the Trial Advocacy Team and received a Juris Doctor in 1985. David continues to be ranked a top lawyer in the annual peer reviewed SuperLawyers poll.  David has spent his career focusing on the area of litigation. He has tried numerous Criminal and Civil trials, including complex and protracted ones through verdict. David has tried many homicides and multiple defendant federal and state narcotics cases, Attorney General wiretap cases and numerous other high profile criminal cases that have been reported on the national and local media

    David has also litigated serious six-figure personal injury cases, including a sexual assault case involving a rape of a disabled McDonald’s employee by a co-worker. He has successfully tried a death case against SEPTA where a trolley operator hit and killed a two year old child.

    David tried a multiple shooting case which had three victims and one death and successfully used self defense to get an acquittal by a jury. This case was reported in media outlets. He also represented the head defendant and tried one of the largest opioid cases in Philadelphia in Federal Court.

    David’s expertise in litigation sets him apart from other criminal lawyers. His clients know that he will never simply plead a case and will fight for the client before a jury. Honing his talent as a litigator has given him the ability to try both criminal and civil cases.

    David has developed a diverse clientele who have put their trust in him to protect their legal rights. He has a dedicated staff who will fight for your rights and earn your respect through hard work and aggressive representation, while maintaining the utmost integrity.

    Not Guilty Jury Verdict, Phila. Attempted Murder, Aggravated Assault Trial (April 2022, Comm. v. Shelton)
    Not Guilty Jury Verdict, Phila. Murder & Gun Trial (Apr. 2021, Comm. v. Jones)
    Not Guilty Jury Verdict, Phila. Rape Trial (June 2019, Comm. v. Rolle)
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    “He actually cares about his clients and leaves nothing to chance.” -Jabir Kennedy

    “By the time he finished cross-examining homicide detectives the judge and jury were in our corner.” -Kevin Prince

    “I chose Attorney Nenner because he insisted that I hire an investigator before I paid him a dime.” -Vernell Rainey

    “His cross examination of witnesses and closing argument was masterful and compelling.” -Ronald Byrd

    “He is a force to be reckoned with in and out of the court room.” -Steve Ferguson

    “He works tirelessly for his clients and I am so thankful for his efforts and intellect.”  -Robert Young