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David Ferrara

Reporter: Federal Court
Twitter: @RandomPoker

David Ferrara covers courts and legal affairs. He joined the newspaper in 2014 after more than six years reporting in the Deep South, where he wrote extensively about the BP oil spill. Prior to that, he worked for newspapers, magazines and a wire service in Chicago. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

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