David C. Clukey is an Associate in the firm’s Billings office. David’s practice focuses primarily on civil litigation including insurance bad faith, class actions, commercial, products liability, tax controversy, and oil and gas. David represents clients before agency tribunals and before state and federal courts. David graduated cum laude in 2014 from the Gonzaga University School of Law. While attending Gonzaga, David served as the Editor-in-chief of the Gonzaga Journal of International Law and was a member of Gonzaga’s Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Team. In 2011, David received his Bachelor’s from Brigham Young University – Idaho. In his spare time David enjoys attempting to improve his golf game, following college and professional sports, and exploring the many local, state, and national parks in the area with his wife and children.

Practice Areas

Bar Admission

Montana, 2014
U.S. District Court, District of Montana, 2014
North Dakota, 2015
Wyoming, 2015
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2016
Idaho, 2017
U.S. District Court, District of Idaho, 2017

Education

2014, J.D., Cum Laude, Gonzaga University School of Law
2011, B.S. in Communication with Public Relations emphasis, Brigham Young University – Idaho

Prior Experience (Employment)

Law Clerk for Vial Fotheringham, LLP in the Portland Oregon office (2013-2014)
Extern for the Honorable Jerome Leveque (Ret.) in Spokane Superior Court for the State of Washington (2012)

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Montana
American Bar Association
J. Reuben Clark Law Society
Defense Research Institute
Montana Defense Trial Lawyers

Presentations & Publications

Montana Defense Trial Lawyers (MDTL), Montana Supreme Court Amicus Brief on Class Action Certification, 2015
Coauthor of the Montana Chapter of the Defense Research Institute’s Compendium on the Duty to Defend, 2016