David B. Newdorf - Business Litigation
220 Montgomery Street, Suite 1850
San Francisco, CA 94104
Newdorf Legal: small firm for big problems
Newdorf Legal is the go-to small firm for big problems. When business executives and public officials face complex legal challenges, they turn to David Newdorf for advice and representation. Mr. Newdorf has more than 20 years of experience in the private and public sectors handling high-profile litigation. He has worked at O'Melveny & Myers LLP - one of the nation's most prestigious firms - and was a supervisor at the San Francisco City Attorney's Office.
Newdorf Legal is an alternative to the traditional big law firm
After practicing at a large law firm and in the public sector, Mr. Newdorf has learned that not every case requires an army of lawyers. Many cases are more effectively and efficiently handled by a single experienced lawyer overseeing every aspect of the work.
David Newdorf is an experienced trial lawyer
As a trial lawyer and team leader at the San Francisco City Attorney's Office, Mr. Newdorf has been lead counsel in more than one hundred lawsuits, including civil rights, class actions and high-value commercial disputes. When a case cannot be resolved through pre-trial motion or mediation, he is prepared to go the distance.
Areas of Practice:
Newdorf Legal represents businesses, executives, financial institutions, investors, and public entities in contract disputes, business torts/interference with contract, joint venture/partnership claims, real property transactions, development rights, fraud, RICO and other commercial litigation.
Newdorf Legal represents defendants in all phases of class actions, the State and Federal False Claims Act/Qui Tam cases, Unfair Practices/Unfair Competition Law (Business and Professions Code section 17200), False Advertising, and Consumer Legal Remedies Act cases.
Mr. Newdorf has extensive experience in government entity representation in California. He represents local government in a variety of litigation matters, from commercial disputes to challenges to local ordinances, policies and practices.
Newdorf Legal represents public entities, public officials and law enforcement officers in state and federal civil rights lawsuits, including suits under 42 U.S.C. section 1983 alleging unconstitutional statutes and policies, false arrest, excessive force and unlawful search and seizure.