F. David Rusin

Attorney / Attorney Manager

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Trial lawyer David “Dave” Rusin prides himself on being approachable and relatable, and makes it a priority to understand the loss injury victims are experiencing and help them learn about their rights under the law.

He grew up in the Black Rock neighborhood of Buffalo, New York, and attended St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute. David stayed in Buffalo for his undergraduate studies, and earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University at Buffalo. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Dayton School of Law.

When not working to further his own knowledge of the law, David can often be found lecturing and teaching others on contemporary legal topics. He also enjoys coaching softball and spending time with his daughters during any free time he can find.

Education

  • University at Buffalo (B.A.), 1979
  • University of Dayton School of Law (J.D.), 1983

Bar Admissions

  • New York State, 1983
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

2017 Lecture Series

  • Lecturer, Plaintiff’s Personal Injury: Advanced Practice, National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education (Scheduled November 2017)
  • Lecturer, Hearsay, Email, Business Records and Social Media – In the Trenches, National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education (Scheduled October 2017)
  • Lecturer, Applying the Rules of Evidence: What Every Attorney Should Know, National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education, National Teleconference Audio Webinar, simulcast on various websites (June 2017)
  • Lecturer, Advanced Civil Litigation Skills, National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education; Buffalo, NY (June 2017)
  • Lecturer, Legal Ethics of Email, National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education; Buffalo, NY (May 2017)
  • Lecturer, How to Get Your Social Media Admitted, National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education, National Teleconference Audio Webinar, simulcast on various websites (March 2017)
  • Lecturer, Social Media Evidence, IPE Continuing Legal Education, National Teleconference Audio Webinar, simulcast on various websites (January 2017)

Publications

  • Author, Handling Social Media, E-Mail, Video and Other ESI: Seminar Everything You Don’t Know About E-Discovery (But You Wish You Did), National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education, Work Presented at Cherry Hill, New Jersey (October 2013)
  • Author, Eliminating Bias and Building Equity, for presentation at National Business Institute Seminar Entitled “Exploring Professionalism’s Ideals in New York” Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Buffalo, New York (October 2002)

Honors & Awards

  • AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • New York Super Lawyers®, 2012-2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers
  • AVVO Rated 10 out of 10
  • Legal Elite of WNY, 2017