David Shargel is a great business partner who is always available and willing to help.

The Legal 500 United States, 2024

Dave Shargel is a business litigator with extensive experience representing clients in complex commercial disputes and arbitrations, and has built his practice representing clients in a wide range of business sectors and circumstances. His experience includes litigating contract disputes, shareholder disputes, business valuation, insurance coverage, civil RICO, and fraud. He also handles real estate, aviation, construction and employment disputes, as well as matters involving constitutional law, such as under the Commerce and Due Process clauses. Dave has also handled the defense of consumer class actions, such as those involving the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and food labeling. Apart from his business litigation work, Dave also has significant experience in internal investigations and responses to criminal and regulatory inquiries.

Additionally, as co-head of the firm’s ePractice Department, Dave assists firm attorneys with eDiscovery best practices and guidance, as well as case-specific discovery strategy and management. 

Dave devotes his pro bono efforts to clients in a variety of subject matters, including asylum, landlord-tenant disputes in New York City Housing Court, and assisting injured combat veterans in connection with disability benefit proceedings. He also serves as deputy to the Village Attorney for the Village of Rockville Centre, New York.