David Litterine-Kaufman is a senior associate in Orrick's Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group.  Based in New York, David's practice focuses on litigation for financial services clients, consumer class action defense, securities litigation, and other complex commercial disputes for both large public companies and start-ups.

David has represented clients in federal and state courts around the country in all phases of litigation, from pre-suit investigations to trial and appeal, including:

  • An affiliate of a major financial services institution in a contract dispute in federal court over the purchase of claims in bankruptcy, resulting in a favorable settlement on the eve of trial.
  • An international shipping company in litigation in U.S. bankruptcy court against creditors seeking to block the company's reorganization in the Cayman Islands, resulting in a dismissal of the creditors' objections and a successful completion of the reorganization.
  • An international investment bank in various securities fraud actions in federal and state court arising out of the purchase of RMBS by institutional investors.

David's pro bono activities have included serving as lead associate at trial representing a government whistleblower in federal court, and representing clients seeking child support payments in Bronx Family Court.

Before joining Orrick, David was an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP.