David Shargel focuses on general commercial litigation, internal investigations and white collar criminal defense. He has litigated complex commercial disputes involving contract, business torts, insurance coverage, aviation, technology and fraud and disputes concerning federal and state constitutional law, including the Commerce and Due Process Clauses. David's practice also involves issues surrounding electronic discovery and data management. He also represents individuals and companies in criminal and regulatory investigations involving securities laws and municipal laws.
David's experience includes the representation of a private equity fund in several actions involving a Brazilian cargo airline; an insurance carrier in a dispute concerning D&O insurance; a national bank in various litigations concerning residential mortgages; a private equity fund in a derivative action involving a California aerospace company; a construction firm partner in a high-stakes business divorce; and the representation of FINRA member firms in various types of FINRA arbitration.
As part of his pro bono practice, David assists clients in landlord-tenant disputes in New York City Housing Court. He has also assisted injured combat veterans in connection with disability benefit proceedings.