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About me

New York City consumer protection lawyer helping people with problems relating to:

  • student loans

  • overdue taxes

  • credit cards, personal loans, and medical debts

  • foreclosures and repossessions

  • debt collection harassment


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Practice areas


  1. Chapter 13: 50%
    35 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Chapter 7: 50%
    35 years, 1 thousand cases



Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Phillip Mahony

    I endorse this lawyer. As an attorney for the banks, I opposed David on several matters. I always found him to be extremely knowledgeable, well prepared and persistent. He has the respect of everyone in the New York bankruptcy community.


    Phillip Mahony Chapter 13 bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • David Brodman

    David Shaev is an exceptional bankruptcy lawyer. He is extremely knowledgeable and aggressively fights for his clients to get the absolute best results possible.


    David Brodman Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Shaev & Fleischman LLP

1430 Broadway Suite 1802
New York, NY, 10018


NYCurrently registered 197603/07/2016
KYAdministrative Suspension197407/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerShaev & Fleischman, LLP2010 - Present
Managing AttorneyDavid B. Shaev, Attorney at Law1981 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysMember2004 - Present
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesMember2004 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In re Minbatiwalla, 424 B.R. 104 (2010)In favor of my client
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleLawJD - Juris Doctor1974
Ohio UniversityUndergraduateBA - Bachelor of Arts1971
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Annual ConventionFee Applications In Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Cases2014
New York State Bar AssociationBasics of Bankruptcy2013