David B. Hamilton
Trustee since August 1, 2016


Term: August 1, 2020—July 31, 2024

  • Chair, Audit Committee
  • Member, Corporate Governance and Securities Litigation Committee

David B. Hamilton is the Managing Partner of the Baltimore office of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP. He helped establish the office in 2007, expanding Womble Carlyle’s footprint into Maryland.

Mr. Hamilton previously served on the SRPS Board from 2003 to 2007. Recently, Gov. Hogan appointed Mr. Hamilton to the Appellate Judicial Nominating Commission.

Mr. Hamilton practices in the firm’s Antitrust and Business Litigation Practice Groups, with experience in antitrust, class action, trade secrets, RICO, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder and partnerships disputes, franchise and other business competition claims. He has vast experience working on complex disputes with many of the cases arising from health care, technology, banking and real estate matters. He has handled numerous cases involving multiple parties in large complex matters and has litigated cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States.

Prior to joining Womble Carlyle, Mr. Hamilton was a Principal at Ober Kaler in Baltimore and co-chaired the litigation department and chaired the government relations practice group. He focused on business litigation and complex commercial disputes. Mr. Hamilton has been named as a Maryland Super Lawyer in civil litigation/defense since 2007 also in antitrust and in business litigation. He was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 as the Baltimore Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year. He was also nominated in the fields of Commercial Litigation, Litigation – Antitrust and Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions.

Mr. Hamilton received his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law and holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in political science from Duquesne University.