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Senior Associate

Email   | dla@petersenfirm.com

Direct  | 571-459-2521 

Fax       | 571-459-2307

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  • Business Law/Commercial Litigation

  • Real Estate Law

  • Eminent Domain


  • J.D., University of Virginia School of Law (2014)

  • B.S., University of Virginia, McIntire School of Commerce (2010)

    • Finance

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia (2014), Active

  • District of Columbia (pending)

  • Eastern District Court of Virginia

  • Western District Court of Virginia

Past Employment Position

  • Surovell, Isaacs, Petersen & Levy PLC (Associate)


  • American Bar Association

  • Virginia State Bar Association

  • Fairfax Bar Association

David Lee Amos was born in Atlanta, Georgia and grew up in nearby Winchester, Virginia. A graduate of the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, David received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2014. Since then, David has practiced law in the Northern Virginia market, specializing in eminent domain and commercial litigation. David has extensive litigation experience in both state and federal courts. 


In 2015, David took a case to trial in Madison County where VDOT had only offered $200 for a physically small condemnation that had a large impact on a local business. The jury awarded over $120,000 in damages and accrued interest. Commissioner of Highways v. Gallahugh. Additionally, David has experience as second chair in a number of high profile eminent domain cases in the Northern Virginia area with Sen. Chap Petersen.


David presently resides in Vienna, Virginia with his wife.



Case results depend upon a variety of factors unique to each case and do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any future case undertaken by the lawyer.