Obtained dismissal of defamation case filed against Lev Parnas.
Harvey v. Cable News Network, Inc.: Dave filed a successful motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds purported defamation claims stemming from statements made by Lev Parnas about activities and conversations he engaged in regarding efforts in the Ukraine to dig up dirt of Presidential Candidate Biden for the benefit of the Trump campaign.
Practice area(s): Civil Litigation, Communications / Media, Lawsuits / Disputes, 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.