David Shaiman, a former summer associate, returned to the firm as an associate in 2011, and became a partner in 2019. David’s practice focuses primarily on litigation. He has represented clients in various state and federal courts, at both the trial and appellate level, as well as before various administrative and arbitral tribunals. David has experience representing clients of all sizes, from individuals and privately-owned companies to major banks and publicly held corporations. He prides himself on being able to tailor his representation to each client and their needs, and to solve complex legal problems creatively and cost effectively in partnership with clients. Having established those relationships and familiarity with their particular business needs, clients frequently call upon David to represent them in transactional matters ranging from employment, licensing, trademark issues, and sports-betting law.
David has litigated and arbitrated a broad range of disputes, including those arising out of commercial contracts, letters of credit, Ponzi schemes, residential mortgage-backed securities, structured finance and real estate transactions, pharmaceutical distribution, trademarks, employment, and bankruptcy. He also has particular experience with cross-border, and complex litigation.
During law school, David interned for the Honorable Kenneth M. Karas of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, and at the Federal Communications Commission, where he worked on issues relating to media ownership and administrative law.