David D. Holahan is Of Counsel to the Sills Cummis & Gross Litigation Department.

An experienced litigator with extensive trial experience, Mr. Holahan represents clients in federal and state court actions and arbitrations in a broad range of complex commercial litigation matters, including corporate and partnership dissolution, securities fraud, breach of contract and fiduciary duties, partnership disputes, fraud, libel, business torts, product liability, civil RICO and employment law. He also has experience representing clients before federal and state regulators.

Mr. Holahan is particularly adept at developing overall litigation strategies and, where advisable, advising clients regarding litigation avoidance, such as resolving business disputes through negotiation and mediation. He works efficiently on behalf of his clients by quickly assessing potential liability and exposure, including the viability of any available claims and defenses.

Mr. Holahan started his legal career at Weil, Gotshal & Manges and then moved to Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman.


  • Litigation

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Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York


  • Member, New York State Bar Association

  • Member, Westchester County Bar Association


  • J.D., Pace University School of Law, magna cum laude
  • M.S., The College of Saint Rose
  • B.S., Siena College

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York