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David Adam Blansky

Litigation Attorney at Wantagh, NY

5.0   5 reviews
  • State Years
    Florida - FL 2 years
    New York - NY 25 years
  • Licensed for 2 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2021
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 25 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1998
    Currently Registered No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About David

Learn David’s areas of practice.

Practice areas
  1. Litigation

  2. Bankruptcy and debt
    Representation of Chapter 7 trustees in connection with their investigative function and assets recovery. Defense of parties sued by Chapter 7 trustees. Creditor representation.

  3. Chapter 7 bankruptcy

  4. Business

  5. Commercial real estate

  6. Construction and development
    Representation of general contractors and sureties in lien and bond foreclosure proceedings, contractual disputes, etc...

  7. Foreclosure

I am a partner at LaMonica Herbst & Maniscalco, LLP (the “Firm”).   I joined the Firm as an associate in March 2004 and was made partner in March 2007.


During law school graduated law school, I clerked at the Massachusetts Superior Court, assisted in the denaturalization and deportation of Nazi war criminals residing in the United States while serving at the Department of Justice Office of Special Investigations, litigated numerous criminal cases as a public defender in New Mexico, and worked on a variety of contract, copyright, trademark, and communications issues at National Public Radio's Office of the General Counsel.


After graduation from law school, I worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County for nearly four years, prosecuting a variety of petty and felony crimes.  Prior to joining the Firm, I worked at the Law Offices of David J. Sutton, P.C., as an associate, where my primary areas of practice were general and commercial litigation.


I am admitted to practice before the courts of the State of New York, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

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Outside of the U.S. Supreme Court, following admission to practice before the High Court in February 2002.

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LaMonica Herbst & Maniscalco, LLP
3305 Jerusalem Avenue
Suite 201
Wantagh, NY, 11793


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Posted by Gerry | December 2, 2020
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Attorney!
David is a very knowledgeable and excellent attorney. He paid attention to every detail of our transaction. I hired David in 2017 in order to draft the sales agreement and closing documents for the sale of my business to one of my former employees. Together, we came up with a plan on how the deal should be structured in order to best protect my interests. He came up with many great ideas that I never would have foreseen. He took the time to listen and understand the parties involved. Not only did David oversee the initial transaction, but when the buyer defaulted, he helped me successfully navigate the situation with a 100% favorable outcome where both myself and the buyer walked away satisfied. David is detail oriented, knows the law, and is a caring and all around good guy in a sometimes challenging field. Well done David! I will always highly recommend him.
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Posted by James | October 10, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Very Knowledgeable
David was instrumental in creating and negotiating a fair and reasonable operating agreement between myself and 2 other business partners. We went through dozens of possible scenarios, both good and bad, based on his past experiences and foresite. It was a seamless process and has been smooth sailing for our business since completion and execution.
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Posted by Paul | July 30, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
A true professional.
A former employee illegally charged a large sum of money to my personal credit card. Two different attorneys took 18 months trying to correct this situation. Mr. Blansky was recommended to me so I decided to take a chance with him. All I can say is, "Wow, what a difference". We had a relatively brief conversation of the background of the case and he went right to work. Within a comparatively short time Blansky not only won the case but got me some money back. I would recommend him to anyone looking for the best legal representation out there.
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Posted by Susanne | March 17, 2016
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| Consulted Attorney
Fantastic Attorney - Highly Recommend
I live in MD but needed representation in NY to amend an erroneous default judgement. I spoke to a number of attorneys before finding David. I knew immediately that I was in good hands, as he quickly understood how to handle my case, concisely explained all of the technicalities while providing a swift resolution. Without a doubt, David went above and beyond and established a trust and confidence that left an impression. I will certainly turn to his services again if the need arises and would highly recommend him to anyone seeking an honest, expeditious and highly skilled attorney.
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Posted by anonymous | January 7, 2009
Great Service
David was able to understand my unique requirements for a contract that I needed to create and was able to reduce my risk and liability by identifying unforeseen events that could occur in the future. His analytical skills were very impressive. I definitely will recommend him to anyone. -Andrew Malik


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AVVO RATING 9.6 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • LaMonica Herbst & Maniscalco, LLP
  • 2004 - Present
  • Associate
  • Law Offices of David J. Sutton
  • 2001 - 2004
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • Nassau County Office of the District Attorney
  • 1998 - 2001


  • Northeastern University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • American University
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994

Legal Cases

  • Schneider v. Barnard
  • Judgment in the sum of $185,612.00 affirmed on appeal.
  • Barnard v. Schneider
  • Following trial, judgment awarded to the Trustee in the sum of $185,612.00, together with taxable costs, and interest thereon at the Federal rate.
  • Barnard v. Albert
  • Judgment for the Plaintiff Chapter 7 Trustee.
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  • New York State Bar Association, Business Law Section, Bankruptcy Law Committee
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - Present
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Committee
  • Chair
  • 2010 - 2012
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Committee
  • Vice Chair
  • 2009 - 2010
  • Nassau County Bar Association, Mortgage Foreclosure Task Force
  • Member
  • 2008 - 2014
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2007 - 2014
  • New York State Bar Association, Committee on Civil Practice Law and Rules
  • Member
  • 2006 - 2009
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2002 - 2004
  • Former District Attorneys’ Association of Nassau County
  • Member
  • 2002 - 2014
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - 2004
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • "Focus" Editor for Bankruptcy Themed Issue of the Nassau Lawyer
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • 2010

Speaking Engagements

  • Debt Collection and the Enforcement of Judgment of Money Judgments (June 9, 2016)
  • Judgment Enforcement
  • 2016
  • Commercial Litigation Committee Meeting (October 17, 2016)
  • Dealing with the Recalcitrant Litigant in State and Federal Courts
  • 2016
  • Moderator (November 15, 2010)
  • Bankruptcy Roundtable 2010
  • 2010
  • Collections and the Enforcement of Money Judgments (November 9, 2010)
  • Judgment Enforcement
  • 2010
  • Mortgage Forclosure Task Force
  • Bankruptcy: One Way to Avoid Foreclosure
  • 2008
  • Foreclosure Seminar
  • Tools in Bankruptcy to Prevent Foreclosure.
  • 2008
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Attorney endorsements

Received (5)
Given (3)
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Bankruptcy and debt Attorney | May 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Business Attorney | Nov 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse David as an experienced and skilled attorney. His knowledge and representation would be an asset to any business."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 17
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Nov 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He provides information that is helpful and useful for Avvo askers and other attorneys and is a great resource for the Avvo community. James Frederick"
Chapter 7 bankruptcy Attorney | Dec 22
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have known David for several years and have had several matters with him in which he has represented various Chapter 7 trustees. I can attest that he is a conscientious and hard-working attorney who knows bankruptcy law well, and who is also courteous and respectful towards other attorneys."
Criminal defense
Commercial real estate
Chapter 7 bankruptcy