David has been a partner at the firm since 2007 and became a named partner in January 2021. He heads the firm's Early Settlement Division and has settled over 100 cases on behalf of insurance carriers and NYCHA within 12 months from their inception.

David is also a capable trial attorney who has participated in more than 100 trials and has tried over 50 cases to verdict throughout the state.

For the past 25 years he has been an Adjunct Professor at the City University of New York, Queens College where he teaches courses such as Freedom of Speech, Trial Advocacy and Media Law and Ethics. He is also a frequent lecturer for the National Business Institute continuing legal education series and has taught such courses as: Advanced Trial Tactics, Trial Skills Workshop, Working with Experts and Using Medical Records to Prove Your Case.

Additionally, he has volunteered as a coach for students at Stuyvesant High School and Richmond Hill High School in the New York State Mock Trial Competition Partners in Education Program. He also assists junior associates in the firm's mentoring program.

1991 J.D. from Pace University School of Law
1986 B.A. in Communications, University of Wisconsin at Madison
More than 25 years as a practicing attorney.
Three years as Assistant District Attorney with the District Attorney's Office in Queens County serving in the forensics, arraignments, trial and grand jury bureaus.
Tried misdemeanor and felony case to verdict
United States District Courts for Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
New York State Bar
Connecticut State Bar
New Jersey State Bar

News Insights

July 16, 2021

David Gould Wins Trial - Nassau County Jury Renders A Unanimous Defense Verdict Finding That The Plaintiff Did Not Sustain A Serious Injury - Joseph Cataldo v. Irving Myones and Jason Myones, Index No.: 604616/17

On July 14, 2021, David Gould received a unanimous defense verdict in Nassau Supreme Court before Justice R. Bruce Cozzens. The plaintiff, a 31-year old physical education teacher claimed that he sustained torn meniscus as a result of a motor vehicle accident on January 24, 2015 in Bethpage New York involved defendant Jason Myones. The plaintiff underwent a left knee meniscectomy in June of 2017.

March 19, 2019

David Gould Wins With A Unanimous Defense Verdict

David Gould obtained a unanimous defense verdict in the Supreme Court Suffolk County, Mario Sequene v. Jose Indor Campino, Index Number 12345-15.

February 21, 2019

Plaintiff Claims She Tripped and Fell Over an Extension Cord in Defendants' Basement - Defense Verdict

David Gould obtained a unanimous liability defense verdict in Supreme Court Suffolk County before Justice Martha L. Luft, Piazza v. Zito, Index No.: 605403-16.