of counsel


  • Villanova University School of Law, J.D.

  • St. Joseph’s University, B.A.


  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

  • Supreme Court of New Jersey

  • Supreme Court of the United States

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania


David G. C. Arnold is of counsel at Robson & Robson, P.C. and focuses his practice on representing special needs children in obtaining services and vindicating civil rights violations.  Mr. Arnold has extensive experience with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Title IX litigation. He routinely represents children at both the trial and appellate levels, in administrative hearings and in arbitrations. He has tried a number of jury trials and has represented clients before the United State Supreme Court.

Mr. Arnold has been instrumental in the development of special education law both in Pennsylvania and nationally. He litigated the seminal case of Lower Merion v. Doe that requires school districts to provide transportation to special needs school children not attending public schools. Mr. Arnold routinely teaches and lectures in the area of special education law and in other aspects of federal litigation.

Dave earned his J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and his B.A. from St. Joseph’s University. 

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“Current Issues in Representing Students with Special Needs,” Lawline, New York, NY: August 2018. Watch here

“Zero-tolerance or Zero-enforcement? A Guide to Taking on Bullies in School or Online: Part 2,” Lawline, New York, NY: June 2018.

“Zero-tolerance or Zero-enforcement? A Guide to Taking on Bullies in School or Online: Part I,” Lawline, New York, NY: May 2018.