David P. Abel

David P. Abel, Managing Attorney

David P. Abel is the Managing Attorney of U.S. Market Advisors Law Group.  Mr. Abel’s primary focus is representing investors that serve as lead plaintiffs in securities class actions.  He educates and advises investors on the merits of participating in litigation and the amount of recoverable losses potentially available.  He also provides investor clients with portfolio monitoring services.

Mr. Abel assists litigation law firms with merit analysis of potential securities claims, including the calculation of institutional losses and class wide damages estimates. He additionally partners with lead counsels to assist in the litigation of actions and provide liaison services.

Prior to becoming a Member of USMA, Mr. Abel practiced law at one of the largest plaintiff litigation law firms in the United States.  During the last five years of his tenure at the firm, he was responsible for the filing of all securities class action lead plaintiff motions, resulting in the successful appointment of numerous lead plaintiffs.  Several of those actions went on to reach favorable resolutions for investors.*  For nearly ten years, he served as the Director of Shareholder Services, overseeing his prior firm’s portfolio monitoring program and business analyst team.

Mr. Abel spent over 30 years in the Carolinas and now lives in the Washington, DC metro area with his family.

Licensed In
District of Columba
South Carolina

Admitted to Practice Before
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Court of South Carolina
U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Charleston School of law, JD
The Citadel, MBA
Clemson University, BA

5335 Wisconsin Avenue N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20015-2052
+1 202.274.0237

*Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.