In addition to his experience in both criminal and civil trials in federal and state courts, David has significant experience in all phases of litigation. This includes developing pre-litigation strategy and maneuvering; all manner of discovery issues; motion practice and dispositive motions; pre-trial and post-trial matters; and settlement issues.
David maintains a robust pro bono practice, including representing numerous asylum seekers in a broad range of proceedings; drafting amicus briefs on behalf of non-profit organizations; and representing prisoners in a class action against the Riker’s Island prison facilities for pervasive mistreatment. He has also represented a nonprofit entity in various matters, including negotiating a settlement in a vendor dispute.
During law school, David was heavily involved in the mediation clinic and served as a mediator for various small claims courts in New York City, as well as for a private, nonprofit organization. He also served as an editor on the Columbia Law Review.