Christopher Gismondi | DLA Piper
Chris Gismondi is Of Counsel in the Litigation & Regulatory Group in the New York office. Chris litigates high-stakes, complex commercial and corporate governance disputes. Recently, his practice has focused on providing broad-based litigation and regulatory support to product manufacturers and distributors, particularly in the tobacco, vape product, and CBD/Hemp industries. He also defends corporate clients against claims for violations of the securities laws, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract. He handles cases before state and federal trial and appellate courts, arbitrators, and mediators, working hand in hand with clients to develop aggressive, yet cost-effective, litigation strategies.
David Jaroslaw | DLA Piper
David, a partner in the Litigation and Regulation group in DLA Piper’s New York office, practices at the intersection of law, science, medicine, and technology. He has provided product liability advice and litigated on behalf of manufacturers in various industries, including the tobacco, vape, and cannabis/CBD product sectors, in the US, Europe and Asia. He specializes in the communication of complex concepts to juries, courts, and regulators. He was formerly an organized crime prosecutor specializing in international money laundering cases. He went to law school at Columbia, and was undergrad at Cornell.