David F. DeFazio, Attorney/Owner

David F. Defazio attorney for civil criminal and corporate litigation

The DeFazio Team

David F. DeFazio

Sarah E. Tollison

Richard D. Stout

Amy Jones
  Office Manager

Kim Prebish

David F. DeFazio

Practice Areas

David’s practice focuses on complex civil and criminal litigation with an emphasis on contract, corporate, construction, and zoning disputes with a significant segment devoted to the creation and structuring of new businesses (e.g. s-corporations, LLC, partnerships) of all sizes.  Other practice areas include various personal injury cases, planning and zoning issues, and issues regarding the production of alcohol at the state and federal level. David is also the Chief Operating Officer of Wyoming Whiskey, Inc., Wyoming’s first legal bourbon whiskey distillery.

Construction Litigation and Arbitration
Contract Disputes
Corporate Litigation
Criminal Representation: DUI, Controlled Substances, Felony
Personal Injury
Planning and Zoning
ATF: Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms         
TTB: Tobacco, Tax & Trade Bureau

Notable Representations

  • State v. McDermott, 962 P. 2d 136 (Wyo. 1998)
  • Markstein v. Countryside I, L.L.C., 77 P. 3d 389 (Wyo. 2003)
  • Witherspoon v. Teton Laser Center, LLC, 149 P. 3d 715 (Wyo. 2007)
  • Big-D Signature Corp. v. Sterrett Properties, LLC, 2012 WY 138, 288 P.3d 72 (Wyo. 2012)
  • Sterrett Properties, LLC v. Big-D Signature Corp., 2013 WY 154 (Wyo. Dec. 18, 2013)


Wyoming State Bar
Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association
Teton County District Court Commissioner


United States District Court of Wyoming
United States District Court of Idaho
United States Supreme Court

Undergraduate Degree

  • St. Lawrence University, B.A., English Writing, 1992

Law Degree & Affiliations

  • Catholic University of America, J.D., 1996
  • Judiciary Board, Member
  • National Appellate Advocacy Team, Member