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Mr. Taffany is an Albany personal injury lawyer and a founding member of Anderson, Moschetti & Taffany, PLLC.
Since his graduation from law school, Mr. Taffany has zealously represented clients who have suffered personal injury. He specializes in all types of personal injury and wrongful death cases, including complex medical malpractice, products liability and labor law. Over the years, he has obtained numerous verdicts and settlements in excess of $1 million.
Mr. Taffany is also involved in the defense of individuals charged with criminal offenses. He has obtained numerous acquittals representing clients who have been charged with felonies or misdemeanors. He handles cases in federal and county courts as well as local criminal courts.
He has for several years been a Mediator in Federal Court for its Alternative Dispute Resolution program.
As an experienced Albany personal injury and criminal defense trial lawyer, Mr. Taffany lectures frequently to lawyers and law students in the areas of personal injury, criminal law and trial practice. He has argued appeals at the state and federal levels.
Mr. Taffany has for many years received the highest possible peer review rating of “AV” in the Martindale-Hubbell Directory for Attorneys. He has also been named a “Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2010.
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I endorse this lawyer. David is an exceptional litigator with a strong command of the Court room. Always a consummate professional, he has a distinguished reputation in the legal community as the counsel of choice for personal injury claims that matter. A quality heralded only by the most experienced of practitioners. I strongly recommend his services.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyers||Thomson Reuters||2013|
|Super Lawyers||Thomson Reuters||2012|
|Super Lawyers||Thomson Reuters||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2010|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2005|
|Partner||Anderson, Moschetti & Taffany, PLLC||2002 - Present|
|Mediator||United States District Court For The Northern District Of New York||2010 - 2013|
|Partner||E. Stewart Jones, PLLC||1985 - 2013|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|New York State Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|American Trial Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||N/A|
|Northern District of New York||Alternative Dispute Arbitrator/ Mediator||N/A|
|US v. Rios||Appeal Affirmed|
|One Event - Two Stories||Acquittal|
|Bus Accident $1.0M||Plaintiff's Verdict|
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|New York State Bar Association||Construction Site Accidents||2012|
|New York State Association||Medical Malpractice - 2012||2012|
|National Business Institute Seminar||Building Civil Trial Skills||2007|
|National Business Institute Seminar||Evidence & Expert Testimony - Best Practice||2007|
|New York State Bar Association||Practical Skills - Basic Civil Practice||2004|
|Albany Law School of Union University||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1984|
|State University of New York, Albany||N/A||N/A||1979|
|New York State Bar Association, Automobile Litigation||Accident Reconstruction||2011|
|National Business Institute||Evidence & Expert Testimony - Best Practice||2007|
|National Business Institute||Building Civil Trial Skills||2007|