Mediation, Arbitration and Litigation
Discrimination and Harassment
Business and Commercial Litigation
Intellectual Property and Complex Litigation
Trusts & Estates Litigation
- Columbia Law School, 2015, J.D.
- University of California, Irvine, 2011, B.A.
- New York
- United States District Court for the Central District of California
- United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
David serves as an Associate in the Litigation Department representing clients in complex and high stakes civil litigation.His extensive litigation experience includes a broad range of matters, from mass torts and partnership disputes, to securities fraud and insider trading claims. In his criminal practice, Mr. Sarfati has represented major financial institutions in government investigations and has successfully persuaded federal and state investigators to not pursue litigation or criminal charges against his clients.
Mr. Sarfati has trial and arbitration experience, including successfully defending a pharmaceutical company from a $50 Billion false advertising and public nuisance lawsuit.
Prior to joining Thoits, Mr. Sarfati was a litigation associate at the law firms of Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo and Hueston Hennigan in California. Mr. Sarfati was also an associate at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York.
During law school, Mr. Sarfati interned for the Honorable Richard J. Sullivan on the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
In addition to being named a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Mr. Sarfati was the president of the Columbia Antitrust Law and Economics Association, a member of the Columbia Business Law Association, and a member of the Human Rights Law Review.