David appears for trials and hearings in state and federal courts and before arbitration panels in Massachusetts, New York and throughout the United States. He provides aggressive representation in every case and believes that success in litigation is the result of careful preparation and attention to client goals. David also serves as a court-appointed receiver and private arbitrator for commercial matters. He has enjoyed long-standing client relationships because of his commitment to the highest level of service. David works with individuals, local businesses and companies engaged in national and international commerce. His experience includes contract, employment, investment, regulatory, real estate and intellectual property matters.
- University of Massachusetts, B.A.
- Hofstra University School of Law, J.D.
Areas of Practice
- Real Estate/Zoning
- Business Counseling
- In October 2012, successfully obtained a reversal in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in a business litigation matter. Click here to read the decision.
- In November, 2010, recovered six-figure investment losses, plus attorney’s fees, from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in an arbitration in Tucson, Arizona.
- Recently received $3.9 million in a pre-suit settlement of a complex fraud claim.
- Recovered $2.5 million for a client in a transportation contract dispute.
- Instrumental in obtaining a favorable arbitration award against a Credit Suisse/First Boston affiliate, including nearly $1 million in attorney's fees and costs.
- Represented a foreign dignitary and recovered over $500,000 in a Florida-based arbitration.
- Obtained numerous favorable jury verdicts for individuals and business clients in Berkshire County.
- Advises companies on fast-developing trademark, copyright and e-commerce issues.
- Successfully litigated several Internet-related trademark and copyright infringement claims in the federal District Court for the Southern District of New York.
- Serves as an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).
- Appointed as a Receiver by the Massachusetts Superior Court to oversee a corporate liquidation.
- Obtained a judgment in April 2012 on behalf of a printing company against an equipment dealer, including double damages and attorney's fees under the Massachusetts unfair and deceptive business practices statute (M.G.L. Chapter 93A).
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- State of New York
- U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit