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David Michael Fish

David Michael Fish

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Entertainment, Criminal Defense, Commercial, Libel & Slander

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1996

  1. Employment & Labor: 55%
    19 years
  2. Entertainment: 20%
    8 years
  3. Criminal Defense: 15%
    11 years
  4. Libel & Slander: 5%
    19 years
  5. Commercial: 5%
    19 years


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Caitlin Donahue

    Mr. Fish has an obvious command of New York State Criminal Law and Procedure and a genuine and sincere approach to protecting the best interest of those in need of his services.


    Caitlin Donahue Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Matthew Scott Porges

    Mr. Fish is a very reasonable, practical, and intelligent attorney. He fights hard for his client but uses a common-sense approach in litigation.


    Matthew Porges Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

David Fish, Counselor and Attorney at Law

3 Park Avenue
28th floor
New York, NY, 10016


NYCurrently registered 199603/13/2015
ILVoluntarily Inactive201105/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Recognition for employment law contributionsUnemployment Action Center2014
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2014
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2013
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2012
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2011
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2010
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2009
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2008
New York Super LawyerNew York Super Lawyers2007

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Legal counsel/managerSchulmann Fight Management, LLC2013 - Present
Adjunct ProfessorNew York Law School2003 - 2012
AttorneyDavid M. Fish, Counselor and Attorney at Law1997 - 2012

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York Law SchoolFaculty Adviser to Sports Law Society2014 - Present
Sports Lawyers AssociationN/A2012 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationCo-chair, EEO Committee2008 - Present
National Employment Lawyers Association (New York chapter)N/A1997 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
NYU School of Law Annual Conference on LaborForm U-5 Expungement in the Securities Industry2005

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Bronx High School of ScienceN/AN/AN/A
State University of New York, AlbanyCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
New York Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Inaugural Entertainment and Sports Law SymposiumClient Representation2015
Second Annual Orthodox Jewish Nurses ConferenceManagement of Hostile Work Environments in Nursing Programs2014
Mediator TrainingTraining federal mediators in employment law2014
Annual Sports Law SymposiumEndorsements and Social Media2014
5th Annual ConferenceEmployment Issues in the Sports Industry2014
Writing in Law Practice: An Introduction for First-Year StudentsDiscussing the different types of legal writing in practice, and how the various skills are introduced in the upper-level writing courses2013
Client Counseling Competition National FinalsCoached New York Law School’s Dispute Resolution Team2013
York State Bar Association's Annual MeetingThe Year Ahead - A View from the Agencies2012
"Lunch With A Lawyer"How To Build A Sports Law Practice2012
Annual Meeting in New York CityHow Has the Economic Downturn Affected Your Juries?2011
Annual Meeting in Vancouver, British ColumbiaEmployment Case Evaluation2010
Nassau County Bar Association lunch CLEPresented program on "Effective Discovery"2009
Labor and Employment Law Section Annual MeetingStarting Off on the Right Foot: The Initial Client Interview2009
Annual Meeting in PhiladelphiaModerated half-day panel discussion on representing employees in discrimination lawsuits2008
National Convention in San Antonio, TexasModerated program on “The Use of Experts in Employment Discrimination Cases”2004