Meet the Chairman


David Landau was elected Chairman of the Delaware County Democratic Committee in 2010. He began his political career as Deputy Campaign Manager and Issues Director for Senator Gary Hart’s presidential campaign in 1984. Returning home to Delaware County, he was the Democratic nominee for the United States Congress, running against Curt Weldon for the Seventh District seat in 1988.  Since 1991 he has been Chairman of the Nether Providence Democratic Committee.  Under his leadership, in 1995, in the face of a 2-1 registration deficit, the Nether Providence Democratic ticket won a majority on the Board of Commissioners for the first time.

Over the years, David has worked in many capacities in campaigns on the local, state and federal level, including the campaigns of Governor Rendell, Senator Casey, President Clinton, Senator John Kerry and President Obama.  He was an advisor to former Congressman Joe Sestak’s first run for Congress in 2006.

David is a Delaware County native, raised in Havertown and a graduate of Haverford High school.  He lives in Wallingford with his family.  He is an attorney and currently partner at the international law firm of Duane Morris, LLP.  He represents clients from entrepreneurs to fortune 100 companies in a variety of complex commercial litigation matters, concentrating primarily on intellectual property and employment litigation.

David has a long history of public service, including Solicitor for the Borough of Yeadon in Delaware County from 1992-1998 and special counsel to Nether Providence Township as well as counsel to the Nether Providence Civil Service Commission.  He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Delaware County.