David T. McTaggart
Associate

dmctaggart@kvwmail.com
Tel: (212) 418-8676

Areas of Practice
David is a commercial litigator with trial and appellate experience in New York state court, numerous federal courts, in AAA arbitrations, and in JAMS mediations.  David has advocated on behalf of individuals as well as Fortune 500 companies such as record labels, financial institutions, and insurance companies.  David’s work experience covers a broad spectrum of substantive areas of the law including commercial contract disputes, copyright enforcement, insurance coverage, insurance fraud, securities fraud, and structured finance transactions.

Bar Admissions
New York, Southern District of New York and Eastern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

Legal Career
Associate, KVWP, 2007-Present
Associate, Proskauer Rose LLP, 2002-2007
Law Clerk, The Honorable Ira DeMent, Middle District of Alabama, 2001-2002

Professional Activities and Associations
Charter Member, Legal Aid Society New Leadership Board

Publications
Co-authored New York Law Journal, Apr. 11, 2011, OUTSIDE COUNSEL, Stipulations of Dismissal with Prejudice and Res Judicata

Co-authored New York Law Journal, Jan. 23, 2006, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, Do You Copy?: Is Copying for Personal Use a “Right” or a “Wrong”?

Co-authored New York Law Journal, Oct. 12, 2005, CORPORATE AND SECURITIES LITIGATION, “Smyth” Threatens to Undercut SEC’s Broad Enforcement Authority

Note: Reciprocity on the Streets: Reflections on the Fourth Amendment and the Duty to Cooperate With the Police, 76 N.Y.U. L.Rev. 1233 (2001)

Education
J.D., New York University, 2001
Notes Development Editor, New York University Law Review
B.A., magna cum laude, Vanderbilt University, Mathematics & Philosophy, 1998

 

 



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