David H. Burt served as Corporate Counsel to the DuPont Company until the end of 2014.
He practiced privately as a trial attorney before joining DuPont in 1995, becoming the leader of the company's trial team in the Delaware courts. His practice now centers on commercial litigation, with special emphasis on international arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. As both "first-chair" trial counsel and collaborator with outside counsel, he has arbitrated in the US, Asia and Europe under the laws of several countries and various rule schemes, and has achieved many commercial dispute settlements through mediation.
Mr. Burt is active in the international ADR community as a frequent speaker and writer. He sits on the Steering Committee of the Corporate Counsel International Arbitration Group (CCIAG).
Co-chair of the Executive Advisory Committee of the International Center for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), he also has chaired CPR's Mediation Committee. He serves his local community as chairman of the quasi-judicial New Castle County (Delaware) Board of Adjustment.