Law Offices of David L. Ferstendig, LLC is one of New York’s foremost commercial litigation practices. It has successfully litigated a broad range of actions affecting the products, business relationships, and management of U.S. and foreign companies. For almost three decades, David L. Ferstendig of Law Offices of David L. Ferstendig, LLC has successfully represented clients in New York in actions based on:
  • Breach of Contract
  • Products Liability
  • Toxic Tort
  • Insurance and Reinsurance Coverage
  • Jewelers’ Block
  • Political Risk
  • Environmental Liability
  • Trade Secret
  • Professional Indemnity

In addition the firm has coordinated and supervised the defense of hundreds of cases nationwide. The firm specializes in the management of complex litigation and has participated in numerous arbitrations and mediations.

Breach of Contract –
The firm has broad and diverse experience in litigating commercial disputes, representing providers of industrial products and services and manufacturers of consumer and commercial products. It has handled numerous construction contract matters and successfully represented a corporate client in a case involving a jurisdictional dispute related to the purchase of fine art.

Products Liability – The firm has been retained by U.S. and foreign corporations on numerous products liability matters involving, among other things, construction cranes, elevator hoists, prosthetic devices, prescription drugs, industrial screening equipment, cardboard cartons, automatic sliding doors, tires, and motorcycle helmets.

Toxic Tort – The firm has also successfully represented manufacturers of carbon-based products and principals in the biotech industry. It has a well-established expertise in asbestos litigation defense, defending directly and coordinating the defense of hundreds of cases for U.S. corporations.

Insurance and Reinsurance Coverage – The firm represents several major U.S. and multinational insurers in litigations and arbitrations involving primary and excess coverage, and complex reinsurance matters.

Jewelers’ Block – The firm has worked successfully with its clients to resolve jewelers’ block claims without resort to litigation and, where necessary, to represent its clients in litigation that arise out of such claims.

Political Risk – The firm has advised insurers on coverage issues and represented them in the mediation, arbitration and litigation of political risk disputes.

Environmental Liability – The firm has represented clients faced with exposure to the substantial clean-up costs of contaminated industrial sites within the purview of Federal Superfund legislation. In addition, the firm has advised clients on similar issues involving state and local authorities.

Trade Secret – The firm has successfully advised clients in connection with trade secret issues. As an example, the firm has represented a major international manufacturer of medical devices in connection with the theft of its trade secrets.

Professional Indemnity – The firm has advised and represented several major insurers in the area of professional indemnity defense.

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