David N. Saffra, Partner

David N. Saffra maintains four core areas of practice for Aaronson Rappaport. He handles medical malpractice cases from inception through trial; manages the firm’s Administrative Law Division and defends code violations issued by governmental agencies; appears regularly before the Department of Education on behalf of parents and children with learning, physical and/or developmental disabilities who are entitled to receive additional services through Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA); and conducts internal investigations and represents parties in Justice Center investigations.  Mr. Saffra is also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee.

Highlights of Mr. Saffra’s recent results include:

  • Reeder v. LICH, summary judgment granted in a brain damaged baby case. Affirmed on Appeal.
  • Awarded dismissals and negotiated favorable dispositions in hundreds of Administrative Hearings.
  • Obtained tutoring services for children who were denied FAPE.
  • Obtained “no findings” results in multiple Justice Center investigations.

A former prosecutor, Mr. Saffra is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of New York. He is recognized among the Top 1% Trial Counsel.