DAVID A. KOENIGSBERG is a Partner of the Firm. He has been litigating cases both at the trial and appellate levels in the federal and state courts for over thirty years. Mr. Koenigsberg has represented corporate and government clients in complex legal matters concerning contract disputes, health care, intellectual property, legal and medical malpractice, personal injury, tax and bankruptcy cases. Mr. Koenigsberg was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he was Senior Litigation Counsel and headed the Affirmative Civil Enforcement Unit. As an Assistant United States Attorney, Mr. Koenigsberg helped the government recover over $250 million. Mr. Koenigsberg received the Department of Justice's Attorney General's Award for Distinguished Service and the Director's Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant United States Attorney, and received awards from the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services.
Mr. Koenigsberg earned his Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from Williams College in 1978, and received his J.D. from Fordham University School of Law in 1982, where he was an editor of the Fordham Urban Law Journal. Mr. Koenigsberg served as a law clerk for the Honorable Peter K. Leisure, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. Following his clerkship, Mr. Koenigsberg became associated with the law firm of Dewey Ballantine where he worked in the litigation department.
Mr. Koenigsberg is admitted to all courts in the State of New York, the Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Koenigsberg has also been appointed to serve as a court appointed mediator for the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.