David N. Yaffe
David N. Yaffe began his law career in the position of court attorney for the Appellate Division, Second Department, attaining the rank of Senior Appellate Attorney prior to leaving for private practice. While at the Appellate Division, Mr. Yaffe earned his L.L.M. degree from New York University Law School in 1993 with a dual concentration in environmental and international law, and became the designated court attorney handling environmental cases, in addition to his handling of appeals in a wide variety of other legal areas. Mr. Yaffe has litigated successfully at all levels, from trial through appeal, and in both federal and state courts. Mr. Yaffe is co-chair of the Suffolk County Bar Association Environmental Law Committee (2019-2020). Mr. Yaffe has traveled extensively throughout the world, is an avid cyclist and backpacker, and has been a member of the Board of the Knickerbocker Chapter of the Adirondack Mountain Club and a delegate to the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference.