David B. Franklin


59 Maiden Lane

New York, NY 10038

T: (212) 331-9559




  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York


  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, B.A, 2004
  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 2007, President, Moot Court Board


David Franklin concentrates his practice in construction litigation and insurance coverage, including Labor Law claims, products liability, contractual indemnification, construction defect and subrogation. He also regularly litigates declaratory judgment actions and prepares coverage opinions for insurers at the primary and excess levels.

David is also an experienced appellate attorney, and has argued before the New York State Court of Appeals and intermediate appellate courts. He recently co-authored the winning brief to the Court of Appeals in Fabrizi v. 1095 Avenue of the Americas LLC, 22 N.Y.3d 658 (2014), in which the State's high court dismissed a high-exposure construction claim brought against London Fischer's clients.

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