Represented crime victim under New York's "Son of Sam" law
Gibson v. Simmons: David successfully obtained judgment on behalf of a crime victim under New York's “Son of Sam” law against a criminal defendant and then seized the financial award that the defendant had obtained in a personal injury claim against the New York State prison system.
Practice area(s): Civil Litigation
As Executive Director of Empire State NORML and President of the New York City Cannabis Industry Association, David has been a leading advocate in the cannabis space for over 20 years. He has represented clients in marijuana related proceedings everywhere from traffic court to the United States Supreme Court, and he helped obtain clemency for five elderly prisoners servicing life without parole for marijuana. David also handles complex civil and criminal litigation in other areas including employment, First Amendment, and business.