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David L. Hyman

David Hyman has been practicing law in Philadelphia since 1980. He is a managing partner of the Firm and Practice Leader of the Government Relations Group. David advises a wide range of clients regarding their interest with municipal and state government. On a daily basis, he interacts with elected and appointed officials in Philadelphia, the region, and Harrisburg.

David L. Hyman

Managing Partner
Partnter, Business and Finance Department and Practice Leader, Government Relations Group
215.496.7224
dhyman@kleinbard.com

Education

University of California, Davis School of Law (J.D. 1980)

University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 1975, cum laude)

Professional Highlights

Recognition & Accomplishments

David serves as Secretary of the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development Board.  He has also served as the Mayor’s representative to the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation Board and on the Mayor’s Commission on Gaming.  David was also a founding Board Member and Mayoral appointee to the Greater Philadelphia Tourism and Marketing Corporation Board.  In addition, he serves on the Board of the Building Industry Association.

David has also served as Chairman of the Board overseeing the Philadelphia Gas Works.

Among various community recognitions, David received Operation Understandings 2013 George M. Ross Award and is a past recipient of Eisenhower Exchange and Wexner Heritage Fellowships and the Judge Learned Hand Award.  In 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, he was selected to participate in the Economy League’s Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining the firm, David was a partner at Cohen Shapiro Polisher Shiekman & Cohen.

He also served as Chief of Staff to a Philadelphia City Councilman.

Representative Matters

  • Represents the Philadelphia Bar Association as local government relations counsel on matters affecting the legal profession.
  • Represents a professional sports team and a national engineering firm on a wide range of government relations matters.
  • Represented a national biosolids management company in its successful competitive bid to manage and privatize the City of Philadelphia’s biosolids program; included developing a strategy to address union concerns and gain approval from City Council.

Community Activities

David is past President and a current Board Member of both the American Jewish Committee’s Philadelphia Chapter and Congregation Kol Ami.  He served as a Founding Board Member of Congregation Kol Ami in 1994.  In addition, he is a past President of Operation Understanding and The Association for Independent Growth.

David L. Hyman

Managing Partner
Partnter, Business and Finance Department and Practice Leader, Government Relations Group
215.496.7224
dhyman@kleinbard.com

David Hyman has been practicing law in Philadelphia since 1980. He is a managing partner of the Firm and Practice Leader of the Government Relations Group. David advises a wide range of clients regarding their interest with municipal and state government. On a daily basis, he interacts with elected and appointed officials in Philadelphia, the region, and Harrisburg.

Representative Matters

  • Represents the Philadelphia Bar Association as local government relations counsel on matters affecting the legal profession.
  • Represents a professional sports team and a national engineering firm on a wide range of government relations matters.
  • Represented a national biosolids management company in its successful competitive bid to manage and privatize the City of Philadelphia’s biosolids program; included developing a strategy to address union concerns and gain approval from City Council.

Education

University of California, Davis School of Law (J.D. 1980)

University of Pennsylvania (B.A. 1975, cum laude)

Admissions

Pennsylvania and New Jersey

Professional Highlights

Recognition & Accomplishments

David serves as Secretary of the Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development Board.  He has also served as the Mayor’s representative to the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation Board and on the Mayor’s Commission on Gaming.  David was also a founding Board Member and Mayoral appointee to the Greater Philadelphia Tourism and Marketing Corporation Board.  In addition, he serves on the Board of the Building Industry Association.

David has also served as Chairman of the Board overseeing the Philadelphia Gas Works.

Among various community recognitions, David received Operation Understandings 2013 George M. Ross Award and is a past recipient of Eisenhower Exchange and Wexner Heritage Fellowships and the Judge Learned Hand Award.  In 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, he was selected to participate in the Economy League’s Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining the firm, David was a partner at Cohen Shapiro Polisher Shiekman & Cohen.

He also served as Chief of Staff to a Philadelphia City Councilman.

Community Activities

David is past President and a current Board Member of both the American Jewish Committee’s Philadelphia Chapter and Congregation Kol Ami.  He served as a Founding Board Member of Congregation Kol Ami in 1994.  In addition, he is a past President of Operation Understanding and The Association for Independent Growth.