David J. Taffany

David J. Taffany

Founding Member
Latham, New York
(518) 328-4486

Areas of Practice

  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful death
  • Complex medical malpractice
  • Products liability
  • Labor law
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Complex Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability
  • Labor Law
  • Criminal Offenses

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York


  • Albany Law School Union University, Albany, New York
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1984
  • State University of New York at Albany - 1979
    • Honors: With Honors

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2015-Present
  • Named a “Super Lawyer”, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2010-Present
  • The National Trial Lawyers-Top 100 Civil, Plaintiff

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice
  • New York State Bar Association, Member
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member

Ancillary Businesses

  • Mediator in Federal Court, Alternative Dispute Resolution program