David B. Newman is a Member of the Sills Cummis & Gross Litigation Department, resident in the New York office. Mr. Newman is a commercial litigator with significant trial experience throughout the United States, in state and federal courts and before administrative tribunals. His broad experience includes litigation, alternative dispute resolution and counseling in the areas of insurance, securities, contracts, intellectual property, real estate, labor and employment, personal injury defense, and shareholder and partnership disputes. His clients include a variety of companies in the hospitality, airline, textile, apparel, advertising and wireless industries.

Mr. Newman is a certified arbitrator in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and a mediator in the Alternative Dispute Resolution Program of the New York State Supreme Court.


  • Litigation
  • Employment and Labor

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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
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court


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Rankings and Recognition

  • Selected for inclusion in:
  • Martindale-Hubbell®* AV rating

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  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, New York State Bar Association

  • Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York

  • Member, American Arbitration Association


  • J.D., New York Law School, cum laude
  • B.A., Lehigh University, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Florida