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David N. Mair - New York, NY

30 Broad Street37th Floor New York, NY 10004

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Updated: 04/28/2020

New York Employment Law Lawyer

Overview

For more than twenty years David Mair has focused his practice on representing clients in complex employment litigation and high-stakes employment disputes. Mr. Mair’s clients include senior investment banking, capital markets and other financial services professionals, senior executives at private and public companies and lawyers, physicians, accountants and academics at leading global financial institutions, professional firms, academic institutions and businesses...

For more than twenty years David Mair has focused his practice on representing clients in complex employment litigation and high-stakes employment disputes. Mr. Mair’s clients include senior investment banking, capital markets and other financial services professionals, senior executives at private and public companies and lawyers, physicians, accountants and academics at leading global financial institutions, professional firms, academic institutions and businesses. He also represents executives and professionals in negotiating employment contracts, team moves and severance arrangements.

Mr. Mair frequently represents both U.S. and foreign executives and professionals in cross-border employment disputes, often working together with foreign law firms to implement joint negotiating and litigation strategies for clients in financial services and other industries.

Mr. Mair’s recent client representations have included the former CEO of a NYSE-listed global broker-dealer in a breach of contract arbitration and senior executives in the financial services, energy and biotechnology industries in connection with Sarbanes-Oxley and Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation claims. He has also recently represented a number of investment banking and capital markets senior executives and teams in negotiating moves between leading investment banks and financial services firms.

Mr. Mair also represents a wide range of businesses and professional firms in high-stakes commercial and business litigation, including representing owners, developers and architects in real estate and construction litigation and arbitrations.

Mr. Mair graduated with honors in 1989 from the University of Dundee School of Law in Scotland with an LL.B. degree and, in 1991, received an LL.M. (Masters of Law) degree from New York University School of Law. He is admitted to the New York bar and is also admitted to practice before the United States Courts of Appeals for the Second, Third and Fourth Circuits and the United States District Courts for the Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York and the Western District of Michigan.

Mr. Mair has been awarded the highest AV Preeminent peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell, one of the country’s leading legal directories. He has also been named each year since 2012 to the list of New York Super Lawyers, a listing of the top attorneys in New York. Mr. Mair is also a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, a trial lawyer honorary society composed of less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. His pro bono work has included representation of clients for the Cancer Advocacy Project of the New York City Bar Association.

About David N. Mair

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law
  • Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2012

Other Affiliations

  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Member)
  • New York State Bar Association (Member, Committee on Labor and Employment Law)
  • American Bar Association (Member, Committee on Labor and Employment Law)
  • National Employment Lawyers Association

Education

  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York, 1991
    LL.M
  • University of Dundee Faculty, Dundee, Scotland, 1989
    LL.B.
    Honors: First Class Honors

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About David N. Mair

Included on the 2024 New York Metro list


Past Lists

  • 2023 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New York Metro Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New York — Metro Super Lawyers list

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30 Broad Street37th Floor New York, NY 10004

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  • 212-338-9088

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