David Sirotkin has been an associate at Morelli Law Firm, PLLC since 2010.
He concentrates his practice in the areas of employment discrimination,
pharmaceutical mass torts, class actions, and personal injury. David's
trial work includes trying and second-seating cases. He has been an integral
member of trial teams that have secured over $160 million in verdicts.
Additionally, David has written and argued prevailing motions and briefs
in both federal and state court cases at all phases of trial from the
pleading stages through appeals. His victories have been cited in news
media such as the New York Law Journal, Thompson Reuters, and Law 360.
summa cum laude from Syracuse University in 2007. While in college, he interned at the
Syracuse District Attorney's Office. David earned his J.D. from the
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2010. While in law school, he gained
experience in entertainment law as an intern at MTV Networks, and in intellectual
property law as an intern at J.P. Morgan Chase.
David is admitted to practice law in the courts of the states of New York
and New Jersey, and federal courts in the Eastern District of New York,
Southern District of New York, Northern District of New York, and District
of New Jersey. He is a member of the American Association of Justice and
the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, where he is active in the
Young Lawyers Committee. David was selected to the New York Super Lawyers
Rising Stars list in 2016, an honor given to no more than 2.5 percent
of lawyers in the state.
David has been the lead associate on many of the firm’s major personal
injury cases including
Tracy Morgan, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., et al. and
In re: Amtrak Train Derailment in Philadelphia, PA on May 12, 2015. David is intricately involved in many of the firm's mass tort litigations,
including Propecia, Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products, Avandia,
DePuy hip, Chantix, and Fosamax. He has been selected to travel the country
to perform work for the leadership committees of multiple mass tort litigations.
David also worked on filing and negotiating claims for the firm's
BP Oil Spill Litigation.
While David is a staunch advocate, he takes great pride in his relationships
with his clients and providing a personal touch to the litigation process.
Having worked in law firms since high school, David has a strong understanding
of clients' needs to remain informed and in tune with the on-goings
of their cases, and always makes the extra effort to be accessible and
responsive to his clients' needs.
David's publications include an article he co-authored with David S.
E-Discovery in New York: What You Need to Know, which was published in the Vol. I, 2012 edition of the New York State
Trial Lawyers Institute's Publication, Bill of Particulars, and
Disciplining the Disciplinary Systems in Professional Sports: An Attempt
to Fix the Arbitrary and Overreaching Disciplinary Powers of Sports Commissioners, 11 CARDOZO J. CONFLICT RESOL. 289 (Fall 2009).
David lives in New York City with his wife, Jordana, who is also an attorney.