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David W. Wilhelmsen

David W. Wilhelmsen

Associate| Phoenix


David Wilhelmsen’s practice is focused in commercial finance. He received his J.D. from Notre Dame Law School where he was executive articles editor of the Journal of Legislation and president of the Federalist Society. Prior to joining Snell & Wilmer, David worked as a law clerk for the Goldwater Institute where he performed legal research on issues including education savings accounts (ESAs) and arbitrary government regulations. David also previously interned for U.S. Senator Mike Lee (UT) and the Honorable Luis Maezono (National Counsel of the Magistracy, Peru).

  • Notre Dame Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2017)
    • Dean’s List
    • President, Federalist Society
    • Executive Articles Editor, Journal of Legislation
    • Dean’s Award, Land Use Planning
  • Hillsdale College (B.A., Political Science and Spanish, summa cum laude, 2014)
    • Dean's List
    • Student Body President
    • Alpha Tau Omega National Fraternity, Chaplain
  • The Federalist Society (2018-present)
  • Valley Partnership
  • Notre Dame Club of Phoenix
  • Homeless Legal Assistance Project
  • Valley of the Sun United Way
  • Goldwater Institute, Law Clerk (2015)
  • U.S. Senator Mike Lee, Intern (2014)
  • U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar, Intern (2013)
  • Yavapai County Superior Court, Intern to the Honorable Robert L. Mackey (2012)
  • Consejo Nacional de la Magistratura (CNM), Intern to the Honorable Luis Maezono (2012)
  • Spanish
  • Arizona
  • Supreme Court of Arizona