David A. Glazer
Direct: (646) 435-9437
David is an acknowledged leader in the legal field, serving as an elected Member of the Executive Committee of the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and Editor of the Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Journal and current Chair of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Insurance Programs. David has over 20 years of experience in the Insurance and Corporate Liability Defense field working as both inside and outside counsel. David has lectured on various subjects, including indemnification agreements, taking depositions, real estate management practices, and litigation strategies. He has been honored as a New York Super Lawyer for 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016. Shafer Glazer was named Corporate Liability Defense Specialists of the Year in the US in 2014 by Acquisition International magazine.
David is the lead trial attorney at Shafer Glazer and also heads Shafer Glazer’s Appellate Practice, exhibiting strategic analytic skills and superior researching, writing and speaking abilities. He is an experienced and successful negotiator with a track record of saving money for his clients. David’s cases have been reported in both Federal and State reporters and his articles have appeared in various publications.
Alternative Dispute Resolution; Appellate Practice; Attorney Malpractice; Automobile Liability; Construction Liability; Directors & Officers Liability; Labor and Employment; Environmental/Toxic Tort; General Liability; Hotel and Hospitality; Municipal Liability; Premises Liability; Products Liability; Security Company Liability; Trucking Liability
Brooklyn Law School, J.D. 1995;
Duke University, A.B. History 1992
Admitted to the bar:
1996, New York; 1999 U.S. District Court, Southern and 2003 Eastern District; 2006, New Jersey
Professional Associations and Memberships:
New York State Bar Association (Elected Member of the Executive Committee of the Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law section; member of the Committee on Insurance Programs); American Bar Association Bergen County Bar Association
Sullivan v. Pilevsky, 281 A.D.2d 410 (2nd Dept 2001)
Alloway v. 715 Riverside Drive, LLC, 298 A.D.2d 148 (1st Dept 2002)
Lesser v. Apron Assoc., 298 A.D.2d 364 (2nd Dept 2002)
Wallace v. Doral Tuscany Hotel, 302 A.D.2d 255 (1st Dept 2003)
Bullock v. Anthony Equities, 12 A.D.3d 326 (1st Dept 2004)
Torres v. West Street Realty, 21 A.D.3d 718 (1st Dept 2005)
Notable Cases in the Appellate Courts in 2007, NYSBA Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section Journal, Spring 2008, Vol. 37, No. 1
Labor Law § 240 in 2006, NYSBA Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section Journal, Spring 2008, Vol. 37, No. 1
Rulings Strip Away Common-Sense Tort Defense in New York State, Washington Legal Foundation’s Legal Opinion Letter, August 20, 2004.
The End of the ‘Open and Obvious’ Defense, New York Law Journal, May 12, 2004.
The Myth of the Expert Affidavit, New York Law Journal, December 7, 2005
Tips for Deposing a Personal Injury Plaintiff, NYSBA Torts, Insurance & Compensation Law Section Journal, Summer 2006, Vol. 35, No. 1
Landlord Liability in the Age of Terrorism, The BOMA Magazine, June 2006
Appellate Division’s Application of ‘Pommels v. Perez’ New York Law Journal, April 12, 2007
Honors and Awards:
New York Super Lawyer 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016