David S. Yohay Associate New York
Phone: 212.238.4800 Fax: 212.238.4848 dyohay@lcbf.com

David defends a wide range of clients in New York federal and state court matters primarily in the areas of toxic tort, premises, construction, and professional liability. His toxic tort practice focuses on the defense of claims arising from alleged exposure to asbestos.

Prior to joining LCBF, David litigated actions based on medical malpractice and vertical transportation liability for a defense firm in downtown Manhattan. Before transitioning to defense work, David represented plaintiffs at a small civil rights firm on Long Island.

At University of Miami Law School of Law, David authored a case note that was selected for publication by the University of Miami Inter-American Law Review, of which he was also a member.

Practice Areas


New York, 2013
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York

Published Works

David Seth Yohay, Note, Ramirez-Peyro v. Holder: Protecting Mexican Informants from Themselves, 42 U. Miami Inter-Am. L. Rev. 415 (2011)

Associations and Professional Activities

New York State Bar Association

Honors and Awards

Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, Emory University

Member, University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

Recipient, Dean's Merit Scholarship


J.D., Magna cum laude, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida, 2012

B.B.A., Emory University, Goizueta Business School, 2009
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