David Z. Pinsky

David Pinsky is a partner in the firm’s international arbitration and litigation practice groups. Mr. Pinsky’s arbitration practice focuses on the energy and natural-resource industries and includes both investor-state and commercial disputes. In a recent representation on the investor-state side, Mr. Pinsky and a team at Covington prevailed against the Russian government on expropriation claims brought by minority investors in the Yukos Oil Company. In US litigation, Mr. Pinsky’s practice focuses on complex contractual disputes. In addition to his disputes work, Mr. Pinsky counsels companies on how to structure their foreign investments in a manner that affords them the strongest possible remedies in the event of adverse government action.

Mr. Pinsky also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing journalists and other media professionals who seek asylum in the United States. An émigré himself, Mr. Pinsky has won asylum and other forms of immigration relief for clients from Uzbekistan, Iran, and Afghanistan.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Litigation, 2) International Arbitration, 3) International and 4) Securities/Derivatives Litigation & Enforcement
Law School New York University School of Law, (J.D., 2004)
Admitted Year 1999
Education Washington University, (B.A., 1999)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Covington & Burling
Relevant Jobs
Trusts and Estates Litigation Paralegal
USA-NY-New York City

Kontoroff Law P.C. is a growing boutique firm that practices predominantly trusts and estates litigation. We are seeking a full-time or part-time paralegal who would add value to the fast-paced ...

Apply now

Associate Attorney
USA-NY-New York City

Law firm seeks associate that must be admitted to practice law in New York  to attend Civil court on a daily basis to argue motions, settle cases and light writing with respect to landlord tenant is...

Apply now

Litigation Paralegal
USA-NY-New York City

Litigation Paralegal Duties: Will be responsible for assisting attorneys with drafting briefs, memoranda, motions and other correspondence; e-filing documents in both state and federal courts; perf...

Apply now

+ View more jobs
A. Harrison Barnes
A. Harrison Barnes

A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.

Benjamin P. Smith
Benjamin P. Smith

Benjamin P. Smith is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. He is a trial lawyer with a particular focus on high-stakes disputes in the biotechnology, medical device, and internet industries.

Brian M. Jazaeri
Brian M. Jazaeri

Brian M. Jazaeri is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice. Mr. Jazaeri represents clients in complex commercial litigation, with a particular emphasis on class action matters and financial services, healthcare and technology litigation.