David J. Abrams

David J. Abrams is a litigator whose practice focuses on complex commercial and product liability cases. He has extensive experience representing companies and investors in the securities, chemical, telecommunications, financial, real estate, insurance, consumer product, pharmaceutical and medical device industries, in various structured products, commercial, product liability, toxic tort and antitrust matters. He has defended numerous product liability and consumer class actions, and has represented plaintiffs as well as defendants in individual and consolidated actions in state and federal courts around the country, including multi-district litigation proceedings. David is recognized as a New York Super Lawyer in the area of Business Litigation.

Recently, David’s practice has focused on litigation stemming from the financial crisis. He represents indenture trustees in numerous mortgage loan repurchase actions involving residential mortgage-backed securitizations (RMBS), and has represented the Federal Housing Finance Agency and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) in various RMBS-related matters. In addition, David is Chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. David arranges for a variety of pro bono opportunities for firm attorneys, works closely with public interest organizations that refer matters to the firm, and litigates and supervises firm attorneys on a wide variety of pro bono matters. David serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and is a member of the Advisory Board of Disability Rights Advocates.

Prior to joining Kasowitz, David clerked for the Honorable Michael H. Dolinger, United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of New York.