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Carl J. Spindler

Associate
cspindler@dfllegal.com
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Phone: (412) 926-1830

20 Stanwix St
3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222

Carl Spindler is a practiced litigator with a focus on construction industry litigation and dispute resolution. He has tried cases to juries and judges, and is experienced in preparing witnesses for trial, taking depositions, and drafting motions. Prior to joining DFL Legal, Carl served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, where he specialized in prosecuting complex special victims cases and advising senior leaders on matters of law, policy, and strategy. A Pennsylvania native, Carl earned his undergraduate degree from Carnegie Mellon University before studying law at the University of Minnesota Law School.
Education

J.D., Magna Cum Laude, University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, MN May, 2013
Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, First Place Rocky Mountain Region and International Round Qualifier.

B.S., University Honors, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA May, 2010
Major: Ethics, History, and Public Policy; Minor: Business Administration
Varsity Track & Field and Rugby

Court Admissions Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
Supreme Court of Minnesota
Professional Background

Associate with Dingess, Foster, Luciana, Davidson & Chleboski LLP, December 2018 - Present

Assistant Civil Affairs Team Leader, United States Marine Corps Reserve, December 2010 - Present

United States Marine Corps

  • Prosecutor, Parris Island, SC, December 2014 - June 2017, May 2018 - December 2018
  • General Counsel, Mihail Kogălniceanu, Romania, June 2017 - May 2018
  • Assistant Prosecutor, Twentynine Palms, CA, Summer 2011
Student Prosecutor, Brooklyn Park, MN, September 2012 - January 2013
Policy Intern for Councilman William Peduto, Pittsburgh, PA, Summer 2008