David Lizmi represents corporate and individual clients across a diverse range of legal areas, including internal and government investigations and white collar criminal defense. David’s practice has a focus on representing clients concerning privacy laws, data breaches, cybercrime, securities fraud, bribery, corruption, and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters. David also advises clients concerned with complex civil litigation and trial practices, including representing clients in large commercial matters involving contract disputes, class actions, and employment disputes. David also represents companies and individuals in state and federal appellate courts nationwide.

Previously, he was an Assistant United States Attorney in the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, where he served as the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Coordinator and founding member of the EDNY Cybercrime Task Force.

There, David investigated, prosecuted, and tried complex and sensitive cases on matters including data breaches, DDoS and ransomware attacks, securities fraud, mail and wire fraud, international money laundering, tax fraud, bribery, and international public corruption, among other areas. David has tried numerous cases to verdict and has served as one of EDNY’s leading cybercrime prosecutors in his role as CHIP and as part of the Cybercrime Task Force. David also argued more than a dozen cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Earlier in his career, David clerked for the Honorable Claire C. Cecchi, District Court Judge for the District of New Jersey.

Spoken Languages

  • English


Fordham University School of Law, JD
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Fordham Urban Law Journal, Symposium Editor

The University of Connecticut, BA, summa cum laude


  • New York