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David A. Piedra

Tel: 212.735.8775
Email: dpiedra@morrisoncohen.com

David is a Partner in the Business Litigation department, and also serves as the Firm’s General Counsel. He handles all phases of complex litigation, from pleading through trial and appeals.

David has a broad-based litigation practice, including real estate, insurance, and securities matters. He primarily represents real estate developers, landlords, property owners, and lenders in property, lease, land use, and construction disputes.  These disputes include the valuation of real property and leasehold interests as part of partnership accountings, tax court proceedings, leasehold rent resets, partnership dissolutions and the resolution of other conflicts involving real estate.  David also counsels insurance companies and insureds regarding insurance and reinsurance disputes (which have included disputes involving credit risk insurance, residual value insurance, classic property and casualty insurance, business interruption losses, medical insurance, and life insurance); defends complex securities claims on behalf of officers, directors, and corporations; and advises clients in connection with the defense or prosecution of business tort claims. David is also frequently called upon to represent high net-worth individuals (and their business entities) in professional and personal disputes, including partnership, contract, employment, compensation, securities, and royalty disputes.

Professional Activities

American Bar Association
New York City Bar Association


Fordham International Law Journal
      Research & Writing Editor