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David B. Toscano

Mr. Toscano is counsel in Davis Polk’s Litigation Department. He concentrates in class actions and complex litigation. He has extensive experience in representing a major media company, financial institutions, brand name pharmaceutical manufacturers, accounting firms, law firms, and a variety of other companies and professionals in federal and state litigation, including in matters involving antitrust law, securities law, corporate governance, pharmaceutical pricing, contract disputes, accountants liability, legal malpractice and communications law.

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York
  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, E.D. New York
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. New York


  • A.B., Princeton University, 1987
    • magna cum laude
  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 1992
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    • Olin Law and Economics Junior Fellow
    • Articles Editor, Columbia Law Review

Professional History

  • Counsel, 2006-present
  • Associate, 1992-1993; 1998-2006
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, U.S. Supreme Court, 1994-1995
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Michael B. Mukasey, U.S. District Court, S.D. New York, 1994
  • Law Clerk, Hon. Kenneth Conboy, U.S. District Court, S.D. New York, 1993


  • 450 Lexington Avenue
    New York, NY
    P: +1 212 450 4515
    F: +1 212 701 5515