David Raves is a Partner with Maiello Brungo & Maiello, LLP, practicing primarily in the areas of construction, suretyship, and zoning.

Mr. Raves is also a registered architect in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. With nearly a decade of active architectural practice with firms in both Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. As an architect, Mr. Raves developed extensive first-hand knowledge of the construction process, including site acquisition, design, construction administration and forensic analysis of construction deficiencies and claims.

Mr. Raves integrates his architectural experience with his legal practice, allowing him to quickly analyze and distill the complexities of construction into clear, concise, and understandable issues for quick and cost-effective resolution. Although quick resolution is always his primary goal, Mr. Raves does have extensive experience in claims resolution through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation in both state and federal courts. Mr. Raves has been recognized by his peers as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer® in Construction consistently every year since 2010 through 2022. He is also listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Construction Law and Construction Litigation beginning in 2021 through 2024.

Mr. Raves has dealt extensively with suretyship issues involving payment bond, performance bond, maintenance bond claims, and surety project takeovers. Additionally, he has been involved in surety takeovers, workouts, surety-assisted completions, and indemnity claims.

Mr. Raves has lectured at numerous professional seminars, authored various construction-related articles and is formerly an adjunct professor at the Duquesne University School of Law, teaching Construction Law.