David L. Cook

David L. Cook: Attorney with Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
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David L. Cook is a Member of the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group. He primarily represents corporations and banks in litigation involving complex commercial disputes in state and federal courts throughout the United States. His extensive background involves a broad range of experience including representing Fortune 500 companies in antitrust class actions, major international banks and corporations in U.S. sanctions and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations, media companies defending defamation claims, banks and corporate executives in securities fraud class actions, and international arbitration. Mr. Cook also has handled appellate matters before the state courts of New Jersey, New York and in federal courts. He serves as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey.

Prior to joining Sills Cummis & Gross, Mr. Cook was Counsel in the Litigation & Dispute Resolution group at Clifford Chance US LLP. He also previously worked as the Assistant to the Counsel to the President at The White House and as a legislative aide to former Congressman Bob Franks of New Jersey.

Press Releases

Sills Cummis & Gross: Helping Those in Need


In The News Items

N.J. Is Headed Toward 'Judicial Crisis,' Chief Judge Warns

The Star-Ledger 2/19/2018


41st Annual United States District Court Judicial Conference

Presidential Briefing: Cyber Security and Data Privacy Issues Facing In-House and Outside Counsel The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey 3/23/2017

Media Law Reform 2.0: Prospects for Progress

The International Senior Lawyers Project 7/23/2012


New Jersey Law Adds Teeth to Mediation

Metropolitan Corporate Counsel 6/1/2017

Report of the Independent Legal Mission to Study Press Freedom in Montenegro


Yemen: Transparency Interrupted

Exporting the Matrix: The Campaign to Reform Media Laws Abroad 6/1/2012

Third Circuit Reverses Course on Jurisdiction for Sherman Act Claims against Foreign Defendants

New Jersey Law Journal 9/12/2011

Rankings and Recognition

New Jersey Super Lawyers 2017-2019, Business Litigation

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Appellate
  • Banking and Finance Litigation
  • Corporate Internal Investigations
  • Litigation
  • International
  • U.S. Cross Border
  • Antitrust

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(973) 643-5695  Phone
(973) 643-6500  Fax
University Attended:
Cornell University, A.B., Economics and Government, 1992
Law School Attended:
Cornell University Law School, J.D., Editor, Cornell Law Review, John M. Olin Law and Economics Scholar, 1997
Year of First Admission:
1998, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1998, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1997, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey; 2005, U.S. District Court, District of Colorado; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit; 2006, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1998, New York; 1997, New Jersey


Member, Board of Trustees, The Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey

Birth Information:
New Providence, New Jersey, December 23, 1969

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