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Attorney Profile

Founder and Managing Attorney

David Knasel

Dominion Legal PLC
8201 Greensboro Dr #300
McLean, Virginia 22102
Contact David Knasel at Protorae Law


University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.
University of Virginia, B.A. (Economics & Psychology)


Estate and business attorney David M. Knasel is the founder and managing attorney of Dominion Business Law PLC. Dave focuses his practice on the areas of corporate law, business transactions, employment, business and commercial disputes, real estate, wills and trusts, estate planning, probate and estate administration, estate and trust disputes, and civil litigation. He represents individuals, businesses, and families in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC in a variety of business and estate matters. In every engagement, Dave seeks to be a trusted advisor to his clients, guiding them through the legal process, and helping them achieve their goals.

Dave is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Virginia, where he earned both his B.A. and J.D. degrees. Following law school, he served as a Law Clerk to The Honorable Reginald W. Gibson, Judge, U.S. Court of Federal Claims. In subsequent private practice, Dave has advised and represented clients in the areas of contract, employment, construction, telecommunications, class action, and insurance law. He has extensive experience litigating commercial disputes and employment claims in state and federal courts. He is admitted to the practice of law in Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Florida, as well as numerous federal trial and appellate courts, including the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.