LAS VEGAS, NV — Hutchison & Steffen, one of Nevada’s largest and most respected law firms, is pleased to welcome David M. Doto to the Firm. With a distinguished legal career spanning more than two decades as a civil litigator and alternative dispute resolution professional, Doto joins Hutchison & Steffen as Of Counsel. Doto primarily practices in alternative dispute resolution, working closely with the Firm’s clients to achieve successful resolutions of disputes. He has represented clients ranging from individuals to Fortune 100 companies.
“David’s extensive experience in legal and business counseling will make him a very valuable member of our legal team,” said managing partner John T. Steffen. “I am excited that he has joined the Firm and look forward to adding his expertise to the Firm’s alternative dispute resolution practice.”
Prior to joining Hutchison & Steffen, Doto co-founded and served as the Director of the Conflict Transformation Institute of CoralBridge Partners, LLC, where he provided mediation and conflict-related training and consulting services to organizations and law firms nationwide. Doto employs facilitative, evaluative, and transformative techniques to litigated and non-litigated commercial, business, employment, and serious/catastrophic personal injury matters.
David is a 1986 graduate of Villanova University with dual B.A. degrees in Philosophy and Psychology, and earned a J.D. degree from the Villanova University School of Law in 1991. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Law (LL.M.) in Dispute Resolution with a concentration in Mediation, together with Certificates in Dynamic Group Facilitation, Conflict Management Systems Design, Mindfulness in Legal Practice, Settlement Decision Making, and Advanced Mediation Skills from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution of the Pepperdine University School of Law.
David loves to spend time with his family. He is an avid swimmer, and also enjoys teaching, writing, and building model cars, airplanes, and rockets. He never read a Clive Cussler or Michael Creighton book that he didn’t like. As a Philadelphia area native, David is an avid Eagles, Phillies, Flyers, and 76ers fan, though he also supports the Golden Knights and the San Diego Padres.