David Boyar’­s practice at D’Amato & Lynch over the past 37 years has focused on the representation of lawyers and accountants in malpractice actions and insurance carriers in coverage disputes. Mr. Boyar’­s representation of insurance carriers has involved the prosecution of declaratory judgment actions and the defense of breach of contract and bad faith claims under directors and officers, professional liability and other policies, and has encompassed a wide array of issues including allocation, rescission, cancellation, exclusions, claims made and reported, ripeness, reformation and notice issues. The subject matter of Mr. Boyar’­s representation of accounting firms has been diverse including the compilation, review and audit of financial statements (and the professional standards, “GAAP” and “GAAS” applicable thereto), tax return preparation, tax planning, financial planning and consulting services. Mr. Boyar also represents accountants in disciplinary proceedings before the New York State Education Department and the AICPA. Mr. Boyar’­s representation of lawyers has included the representation of litigators as well as lawyers who specialize in such areas as labor relations, intellectual property (patent, trademark, copyright), tax, antitrust, corporate, partnership and business, property and criminal law.


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59 Maiden Lane, 40th Floor
New York, NY 10038

Bar admission

New York
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York
U.S. District Court Western District of Washington
U.S. Court of Appeals Second Circuit


University of Washington 1974, B.A.

New York University School of Law 1984, L.L.M.
Gonzaga University School of Law 1979, J.D.

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