David B.
Farkas

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David B. Farkas

Litigation

Biography

David B. Farkas is an associate in Liner’s Litigation Group. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation at the trial and appellate level, with a particular emphasis on consumer class actions.

David has appeared and argued before state and federal courts, and has extensive experience in all phases of litigation, including initiating complaints, briefing extensive successful pre-and post-trial motions, managing discovery teams, working with expert witnesses, deposing and defending witnesses, preparing key fact witnesses for trial, and assisting in direct and cross examinations at trial and appeals.

During law school, David was a judicial intern for the Honorable Richard M. Berman, United States District Court Judge for the Southern District of New York.

Education

New York University School of Law (J.D.)

Binghamton University (B.A.)

Recognition

Southern California Super Lawyers – Rising Stars (2014-2016)

Community

Los Angeles County Bar Association

Representations
  • Represented several major American corporations in defending against putative class actions brought under California’s Invasion of Privacy Act (“CIPA”), generally prohibiting recording telephone calls without notice or consent.
  • Represented several major American corporations against putative classwide Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) claims involving autodialed telemarketing calls, pre-recorded calls, and texts, and provided compliance advice and instructions.
  • Obtained denial of class certification in a nationwide putative class action alleging violation of the TCPA for an international hospitality company.
  • Member of a trial team that obtained a jury verdict of non-infringement for the second-largest Internet content delivery service provider in a lawsuit alleging infringement of more than 100 claims in three patents.
  • Member of a team that represented an Alabama death row inmate and succeeded in having the trial court invalidate the underlying trial on Constitutional grounds of ineffective assistance of counsel.