David M. Pohl


David is a founding partner of the firm.  He is an experienced business litigator with a record of solving complex problems.  David has successfully represented clients in state and federal court including at trial, having recently won a complete victory after a three-day jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY).  Each year since 2010, David has been selected by Super Lawyers magazine as a Rising Star, an honor that is limited to no more than 2.5 percent of the attorneys within New York.

For the seven years prior to co-founding Parker Pohl LLP, David ran his own successful practice representing a variety of businesses and individuals in all stages of litigation.  He also practiced at a large international law firm and at an elite litigation boutique, where he represented Fortune 500 companies and other financial institutions and hedge funds in complex commercial matters.  He previously clerked for the Honorable Nina Gershon in the U.S. District Court, EDNY.  

In addition to his litigation practice, David serves as outside general counsel to several established New York City businesses and to the New York State Clinical Laboratory Association.  He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner.

He received a law degree from New York University School of Law, where his studies included a clinical program at the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, an organization committed to a variety of racial and economic justice issues.  


J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., Boston University, English, cum laude


Hon. Nina Gershon, United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York


Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
Am. Health Lawyers Assoc.
New York Inn of Court


New York
Second Circuit