David Wasinger For State Auditor

David Wasinger was born and raised in Hannibal, Missouri. His parents, a lawyer and a homemaker, instilled in their children the values of faith, family, and hard work. After graduating University of Missouri-Columbia with an accounting degree, David passed the CPA exam while clerking for an accounting firm in Missouri. Subsequently, he earned a law degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Law.

As an independent lawyer, David gained national recognition after the 2008 financial crisis, when he filed suit against Countrywide Home Loans. Because of David’s work, the Wall Street banks were found accountable for defrauding taxpayers of billions of dollars in defective mortgages. These cases have been recognized as among the largest and most complex in the history of the United States, leading to settlements of more than $18 billion that went back into the pockets of taxpayers.

David lives in St. Louis with his wife, Colleen, and their two sons. Read More →