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David Livshiz


Commercial litigation | ESG and sustainability | Financial services | International arbitration |

He's awesome. He goes above and beyond and is a pleasure to work with.

Chambers USA 2021

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About David Livshiz

David represents clients in complex commercial disputes, criminal and civil fraud actions, and bankruptcy litigation.

He also works with companies and individuals in criminal and civil investigations conducted by the US Department of Justice, the Attorneys’ Office, the Securities and Exchange Commission and various other regulatory agencies.

David assists clients in a broad array of contexts, including jury trials, proceedings pending before federal and state trial and appellate courts, and as debtors and creditors in bankruptcy proceedings (including in adversary proceedings and contested matters). He has worked in all stages of litigation, from initial investigations to trial.

Additionally, David has significant experience representing financial institutions and corporations from countries of the former Soviet Union, as well as US companies engaged in business in the region, on their litigation and regulatory exposure in the United States.

David speaks English and Russian.



  • JD, New York University School of Law.
  • BA, economics and history, University of Michigan.
  • Admitted to practice before the courts of the State of New York, the US Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, DC Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.