David M. Marchick serves as Managing Director and Global Head of External Affairs and serves as a Member of the firm's Management Committee. Mr. Marchick leads the firm's group that provides government affairs, public affairs, regulatory, research and strategic advice and support to Carlyle's buyout, growth, real estate, credit and debt funds on a global basis. He serves on the board of directors of Philadelphia Energy Solutions and the Traxys Group.
Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Marchick was a partner and Vice-Chair of the international practice group at Covington & Burling. Mr. Marchick serves as the Chairman of the Board of the Robert Toigo Foundation, an organization committed to enhance diversity in the financial services industry, and is a Board Member of the United States Holocaust Memorial Council and a Member of the Committee on Conscience of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Mr. Marchick is the co-author of the book "U.S. National Security and Foreign Direct Investment" (Institute for International Economics, May 2006). He has testified frequently before the Congress.
Prior to joining Covington & Burling in 2002, Mr. Marchick worked on then-Governor Clinton's 1992 campaign and served in four departments – the White House, USTR and Departments of State and Commerce – over seven years in the Clinton Administration.
Mr. Marchick earned his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School, his M.A. from the University of Texas and his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego. He was admitted to the Washington, D.C. Bar Association in 1998 and the State Bar of California in 1996, but is currently inactive.