“It is important for me to provide a road map for clients to develop and then implement a litigation strategy focused on efficiently solving a problem, be it by early evaluation and prompt resolution or, if necessary, litigate through trial.”
David focuses primarily on representing corporations as national, regional, local and trial counsel in all phases of complex product liability litigation from pre-litigation crisis management through trial. He has been involved in the defense of a wide variety of product litigation, including automobiles, exercise and recreational equipment, heavy industrial equipment, pharmaceuticals and toxic torts, including asbestos. He has also defended corporations in class actions, multi-district litigation and state-wide consolidations. David has extensive deposition experience including preparation and defense of corporate executives, scientific, medical and technical experts. He also has experience in the defense of construction sites. He has represented construction clients in disputes involving construction defect and breach of contract.
Prior to joining Harris Beach, David practiced with a New York City law firm where his experience included representing a company as national counsel in the “Fen Phen” litigation. He also represented a major Japanese international manufacturing client as Northeast Regional Discovery Coordinator responsible for preparation of discovery responses and mass document production.