David’s work encompasses all aspects of the antitrust practice, including litigation, counseling, and mergers and acquisitions. He has successfully represented many major technology companies in high profile cases on the plaintiff and defense sides, such as successful litigation on behalf of Netflix in a class action in the Northern District of California, as well as on behalf of Arista Networks in a monopolization case against Cisco Systems involving the intersection of intellectual property and antitrust. He regularly advises Fortune 500 clients on the antitrust implications of potential business initiatives and has counseled and litigated on behalf of clients regarding all forms of unfair competition law. David has coordinated responses to investigations by the U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission (on both the offensive and defensive sides). David is active in the ABA Antitrust Section, currently serving as a vice chair on the Trial Practice Committee. David started his career at a leading antitrust boutique, focusing on merger clearance and litigation, which included the successful resolution of a CID in federal court.
David has an active pro bono practice and, most recently, was the first-chair on a trial team that secured a favorable jury verdict in the Eastern District of New York on a 1983 civil rights claim under the Fourth Amendment. Previously, he was appointed by the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to represent a prisoner in a 1983 case and was successful in persuading the Second Circuit to reverse and vacate the lower court’s grant of summary judgment on three of the claims.
David earned his undergraduate degree, with honors and distinction, from Cornell University. David earned his law degree from Fordham University School of Law, where he was the ADR editor of the Urban Law Journal, member of the Moot Court Board and received the top grade in EU Competition Law.