David W. Fink, Esq.
David Fink’s practice focuses on the representation of commercial clients in complex civil litigation and transportation law. He defends numerous corporate and commercial clients in state and federal courts involving commercial litigation and casualty defense litigation, including catastrophic trucking accidents, construction accidents, products liability, environmental matters and premises liability. David is a member of the Lewis Johs Catastrophic Loss Response Team.
Prior to joining Lewis Johs, David was a Trial Attorney for a federal financial institution regulatory agency in Washington, D.C. As a Trial Attorney, David, administered civil and administrative enforcement actions, conducted civil fraud investigations and represented the agency in federal and state courts, before administrative agencies, at mediations, and in arbitration. He possesses extensive experience with operational and financial issues related to legal and regulatory compliance, securities, derivatives, lending, insurance, accounting procedures and the management of financial institutions and related entities. Prior thereto, David served on active duty in the United States Navy as a Judge Advocate where he tried misdemeanor and felony level criminal cases as a prosecutor and defended the Department of the Navy in complex civil cases in trial and appellate courts across the country. While on active duty, David completed a six-month deployment with the USS NASSAU Strike Group in direct support of Operation Enduring Freedom. He acted as the sole legal advisor for over 2,800 sailors and marines across seven ships, managed eight afloat legal offices and provided real-time legal interpretations on the rules of engagement, law of the sea, criminal and administrative law. David currently serves as a Lieutenant in the Navy Reserves.
David is admitted to practice law in the State of New York, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He holds a Master of Laws in Taxation, Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law Center and a Juris Doctor degree from Northeastern University School. He is a Certified Management Accountant and he holds a Masters degree in Accounting from Old Dominion University, where he was the 2007 Jack W. Kerr, Jr. Outstanding Graduate Taxation Student Award winner. David received his undergraduate degree in Business Management from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.