David Elsberg

David Elsberg

Founding Partner


Harvard Law School (J.D.): magna cum laude, Harvard Law Review (Supervising Editor & Developments Editor)

Duke University (B.A.): summa cum laude, distinction in History; Phi Beta Kappa

Prior Associations

Selendy Gay Elsberg: Founding & Managing Partner

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan: Partner & Co-Chair of Investment Fund Practice

Miller & Wrubel: Partner

Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz: Associate

Law Clerk to the Hon. Amalya L. Kearse: United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Guest Lecturer at Harvard Law School

Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School

Publications & Lectures

Guest Lecturer on Securities Regulation at Harvard Law School

Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School

“International Arbitration: How To Win Your Arbitration And Enforce The Award,” (Panelist)

“Response to Ponzi Schemes: Alternative Investment Funds under Scrutiny” (Faculty Member and Lecturer) NYC PLI Center

“Statute-of-Limitations Arbitrability: Departing from Rule,” New York Law Journal

“Validity of Pacts with Arbitration Clauses: Courts Split,” New York Law Journal

“Second Circuit Bucks Trend on Arbitration Subpoenas,” New York Law Journal

“Arguing Arbitrability After ‘Buckeye,’” New York Law Journal

“Public Policy Trumps Arbitration Clauses and Statutes,” New York Law Journal

“Incorporation of Arbitration Clauses,” New York Law Journal

“Expansive View of Territorial Reach of Arbitration Subpoenas,” New York Law Journal

“Courts Split on Decision-Making Power Between Court, Arbitrator,” New York Law Journal

“Federal Arbitration Act vs. New York State Arbitration Law,” New York Law Journal

“District Split: Arbitrators, Non-Parties, Pre-Hearing Discovery,” New York Law Journal

“Confronting the New Challenges of Scientific Evidence,” (Co-author of Introduction) 108 Harvard Law Review 1481

“Excessiveness Review for Capital Defendants After Honda Motor Co. v. Oberg,” 108 Harvard Law Review 1305

“Punitive Verdicts – Judicial Review of Jury-Imposed Punishment,” 108 Harvard Law Review 191

“Arbitration – Consolidation of Separate Proceeding,” 107 Harvard Law Review 499


The State Bar of New York

United States Courts of Appeals: First Circuit, Second Circuit

United States District Courts: Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York