David M. Fedder is a Principal at Carmody MacDonald and focuses his practice in the areas of real estate litigation and commercial litigation. With nearly 30 years of experience as a trial attorney, David has practiced extensively in numerous state and federal jurisdictions. David has the depth of knowledge to assist pipeline companies, utilities, governmental entities, developers, owners, landlords and tenants in a variety of residential and commercial real estate matters, including condemnation/eminent domain, property rights, landlord-tenant actions, neighboring property disputes, mechanics’ liens, zoning issues, and land use planning. David has unparalleled experience with acquiring rights-of-way for large infrastructure projects and in assisting his clients in handling the wide array of related issues which arise.

In addition to his real estate litigation practice, David has broad experience as a commercial litigator, including representing manufacturers and distributors in various commercial disputes, department stores in premises liability cases, and insurers, insurance brokers, financial institutions, and loan originators, in coverage, operational, and other commercial disputes.


Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., 1992

University of Missouri at Columbia, B.A., 1986

Community Involvement

David was a police officer in University City, Missouri before and during law school, 1986-1991. He served as a commissioned reserve police officer in Chesterfield, Missouri from 2005-2008 and has been a commissioned reserve police officer in Creve Coeur, Missouri since 2012.