David B. Golomb

David B. Golomb (New York, New York)

David B. Golomb

Attorney in New York, NY
Principal, Law Offices of David B. Golomb, 1987-. Partner, Rheingold & Golomb, P.C., 1983-1987. Trial Attorney, Fichsberg & Fuchsberg, 1980-1983. N.Y.S. Special Assistant Attorney General, N.Y.S. Office of the Deputy Attorney General for Medicaid Fraud Control, 1978-1980. Deputy Assistant Criminal Justice Coordinator, Office of Hon. Nicholas Scoppetta, N.Y.C. Deputy Mayor for Criminal Justice, 1977-1978. Trial Attorney, The Legal Aid Society, Criminal Defense Division, New York, NY, 1974-1977. Member, N.Y.S. Independent Judicial Screening Committee, Ninth Judicial District, 2007-. Co-Chair, LAW PAC, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 2006-. Product Liability Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 2005-2008. Organization Review Committee, American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America), 2005-. Executive Committee, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1999-2003. Trustee, LAW PAC, 1998-. Executive Committee, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1992-. N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association. Board of Governors, American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America), 1994-. Immediate Past President, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 2000-2001. Trustee, ATLA PAC, 2000-2004. President, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1999-2000. President-Elect, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1998-1999. Dean, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Institute, 1998-2007. New York State Delegate, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 1992-1994. First Vice-President, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1997-1998. Second Vice-President, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1996-1997. Secretary, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1995-1996. Treasurer, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1993-1995. Parliamentarian, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1992-1993. Member Emeritus, Board of Directors, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 2002-. Chairman, Judicial Screening Committee, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1995-1998. Co-Chairman, Alliance for Consumer Rights, 1993-1995. Chairman, Committee on Medical Malpractice Litigation, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1990-1992. Chairman, Sub-Committee on Neurologically Impaired Infant Legislation, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1991-1992. Member, N.Y.S Unified Court System Program on the Profession and the Courts, Task Force on Attorney Professionalism and Conduct, 1996-1998. Member, N.Y.S. Senate Ad Hoc Task Force on Sexual Misconduct by Therapeutic and Health Care Professionals, Chairman, Hon. Joseph R. Holland, N.Y.S. Senator, 1992. Member, Committee on Tort Litigation, N.Y. County Lawyers' Association, 1998-2004. Member, Committee on Medical Malpractice Litigation, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1993-. Member, Committee on State Legislation, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1987-1996. Member, Committee on Medical Malpractice Litigation, N.Y.S. Bar Association, 1988-1995. Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Medical Malpractice, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1991-1996. Member, ATLA Birth Trauma Litigation Group, 1991-1996. Member and Vice-Chairman, ATLA Psychotherapist/Patient Sexual Abuse Litigation Group, 1991-1993. Member, ATLA Construction Site Accident Litigation Group, 1991-. Member, Committee on Municipal Liability, New York County Lawyers Association, 1993-1994. Member, Committee on Medical Malpractice Litigation, N.Y. County Lawyers Association, 1995-2002. Member, Committee on Tort Litigation, Association of the Bar of the City of New York, 1986-1989. Member, Committee on Criminal Law and Procedure, N.Y. County Lawyers Association, 1980-1982. Member, New York County Democratic Civil Court Judicial Screening Committee, 1991. Sustaining Member, American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America), 1989-. Member, American Association for Justice, 1980-. Sustaining Member, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1991-. Member, N.Y.S. Trial Lawyers Association, 1980-.
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Co-Founder and Board of Directors of Trial Lawyers Care, the largest pro bono effort in the history of the legal profession, in which more than 1,000 attorneys represented 95% of the claimants to 9/11 Federal Victims Compensation Fund.
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Overall Client Rating

in Personal Injury
 
4.2 out of 5.0
Communication Ability
5.0
Responsiveness
4.0
Quality of Service
4.0
Value for Money
4.0
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  • Recommended by 1 Client(s)
  • Last reviewed on 02/23/10
Posted by a Consumer on 02/23/10
4.3 out of 5.0
He is arrogant but an excellent lawyer.

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5.0 out of 5.0
  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Firm Details
Position
Principal
Admission Details
Admitted in 1975, New York
1979, U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
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Law School Attended
St. John's University School of Law
Class of 1974
J.D.
University Attended
Cornell University
Class of 1970
B.A.
Languages
French, Hebrew and Spanish
Associations & Memberships
American Association for Justice (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America); New York State Trial Lawyers Association; Brooklyn Bar Association; The Association of the Bar of the City of New York; New York State Bar Association; Roscoe Pound Foundation; Public Justice Foundation; Metropolitan Women's Bar Association; Association of Trial Lawyers of the City of New York; New York County Lawyers Association.
Representative Cases
Savillo v. Greenpoint Landing Associates, Sup. Ct., N.Y.Cnty, Index No.: 114418/2007, jury verdict of $50,549,036 for paralyzed 29-year-old scaffold worker; Nunez v. Levy, 19 Misc.3d 1138, 862 N.Y.S.2d 816 (Sup. Ct., N.Y. Cnty. 2008) [Post-trial decision after $10,000,000 verdict for demolition laborer whose leg was crushed and later amputated]; Tipaldo v. The City of New York, Supreme Court, Kings County, Index No.: 4209/2001 [Highest pre-trial personal injury settlement ever against the City of New York, $9,500,000 on behalf of 35 year-old hotel executive left paraplegic from motor vehicle collision caused by highway design defect; March 2006]; Malloy v. Stellar Management, 68 A.D.3d 668, 892 N.Y.S.2d 86 (1st Dept. 2009) [$3,259,744 verdict for elevator mechanic who suffered disabling back injuries in an on-the-job incident; App. Div. affirmed that collateral source offset for future SSD benefits was not warranted as defendants did not meet burden of showing it is "highly probable" plaintiff will continue to be eligible for benefits as evidence demonstrated his condition had improved and, although still primarily disabled, was capable of performing some limited sedentary work]; Weigl v. Quincy Specialties Co., 190 Misc.2d 1, 735 N.Y.S.2d 729 (Sup. Ct., N.Y. Cnty, Marcy Friedman, J., 2001) [Post-trial decision in product liability action resulting in $20,000,000 jury verdict in favor of burn victim, highest verdict in New York State history for a flammable fabrics action or for burn injuries]; Cantrell v. New York University, 326 F.Supp 2d 468 (S.D.N.Y. 2004) [In a qui tam action, each invoice, grant application, progress report and financial report may support a claim under the False Claims Act]; Weigl v. Quincy Specialties Co., 1 A.D.3d 132, 766 N.Y.S.2d 428 (1st Dept. 2003) [Unanimous affirmance of post-trial judgment in the principal amount of $7,992,084; highest judgment in New York State history in a flammable fabrics action or for burn injuries]; Weigl v. Quincy Specialties Co., 158 Misc.2d 753, 601 N.Y.S.2d 774, 85 Ed. Law. Rep. 921 (Sup. Ct., N.Y. Cnty., Peter Tom, J., 1993) [In product liability action, while New York does not recognize independent cause of action for spoliation of evidence, plaintiff may sue employer for impairing her right to sue by destroying evidence]; Glasburgh v. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 213 A.D.2d 196, 623 N.Y.S.2d 578 (1st Dept. 1995) [In product liability action, plaintiff may depose defendant's employee-expert as to his opinions and bases for opinions]; Klos v. N.Y.C. Transit Authority, 240 A.D.2d 635, 659 N.Y.S.2d 97 (2nd Dept. 1997) [Wrongful death construction-site action, $4,500,000 verdict]; Campbell v. Fine, Olin & Anderson, P.C., 168 Misc.2d 305, 642 N.Y.S.2d 819 (Sup. Ct., N.Y. Cnty., David Saxe, J., 1996) [In legal malpractice action, attorney's responsibility to client is not limited solely to terms of retainer; attorney has duty to advise client of all possible remedies]; Neferis v. DeStefano, 265 A.D.2d 464, 697 N.Y.S.2d 108 (2nd Dept. 1999) [In personal injury action, plaintiff may obtain disclosure of defendant's treating psychiatrist's and pharmacy's records regarding medications she was taking at time of subject collision]; Rodrigues v. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 293 A.D.2d 325, 740 N.Y.S.2d 323 (1st Dept. 2002) [Action against Port Authority may be properly venued in any county situated in whole or in part in the Port of New York district].

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Law Offices of David B. Golomb
370 Lexington Avenue, Suite 908,
New York, NY 10169-6503
U.S.A.
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David B. Golomb
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Law Offices of David B. Golomb
370 Lexington Avenue, Suite 908,
New York, NY 10169-6503