Malaby Bradley


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David P. SchafferPartner

Mr. Schaffer has been with M&B since 1999. For almost 25 years, he has represented a wide variety of defendants sued in the national asbestos litigation, including manufacturers, suppliers, premises owners, contractors and employers, and has acted as lead questioner at hundreds of plaintiffs' depositions. He has been appointed defense liaison counsel in various cases brought throughout New York State and closely interacts with a wide variety of clients and insurance carriers in shaping the defense of numerous asbestos defendants. Experienced in all aspects of defense litigation, including trial, Mr. Schaffer also heads M&B's associate training program, which is designed to prepare attorneys to conduct efficient and productive depositions. In addition, Mr. Schaffer and Mr. Malaby have presented workshops to the entire NYCAL defense bar regarding deposition strategy and technique.

Prior to joining M&B in 1999, Mr. Schaffer litigated complex product liability and general defense cases for Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker and as in-house counsel for the Environmental Claims / Toxic Tort group at Fireman's Fund Insurance Company. He is admitted to practice law in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania and has defended various product liability cases in each of these jurisdictions. He obtained his B.A. from the University at Albany in 1983 and his law degree from Pace University School of Law in 1987. While at Pace, Mr. Schaffer was a member of the Moot Court Board.

David P. Schaffer