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Now retired, the accomplished trial lawyer and problem solver, David Ebert has had extensive experience litigating, trying—and resolving—complex commercial matters in state and federal courts, as well as before mediation and arbitration tribunals in New York and around the country. 

Among the many types of cases he litigated, David handled matters relating to intellectual property, licensing, telecommunications, trade secrets, patent licensing and infringement, advertising, manufacturing, confectionaries, business fraud, lawyer and accountant professional liability defense, misappropriation of ideas, unfair competition, defamation, employment discrimination and wrongful termination, restrictive covenants and real estate.


David is a co-founder of The Animal Defense Partnership (, a non-profit that provides pro bono legal services to animal rights, welfare and protection organizations and advocates.


  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
  • New York State Bar


  • J.D., New York University
  • B.A., University of Pennsylvania