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Hon. David B. Saxe
27 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10010
(212) 340-0401(t)
(212) 340-0554 (f)


Personal - David B. Saxe was born in 1942 and is a Democrat. He began service as a Justice for the Appellate Division, First Judicial Department in 1998, appointed by Governor George E. Pataki.

Judicial Positions - Prior to starting his Appellate Division service, David B. Saxe a Justice of the New York Supreme Court from 1991 through the present. He was Acting Justice of the New York Supreme Court from 1986 to 1990. Judge Saxe sat as a Judicial Judge in the Civil Court of the City of New York in New York, NY from 1982 to 1985.

Government — David B. Saxe was Special Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York in New York, New York from 1974 to 1978. He was Consumer Advocate for the City of New York and Director of Law Enforcement, Department of Consumer Affairs for the City of New York.

Private Practice — Brett, Apfelberg, Epstein & Saxe and Brett, Apfelberg & Epstein (1980); Salon, Marrow & Dyckman (1979); Krakower & Weissman (1978); Otterbourg, Steindler, Houston, & Rosen (1972); Phillips, Nizer, Benjamin, Krim & Ballon (1972); James Talcott, Inc. (1970-1972); Berman & Frost (1968-1969).

Areas of Private Practice — Representation of tenants in co-op and condominium conversions and landlord-tenant matters; general civil practice with emphasis on litigation; educational law and the rights of handicapped children; family court representation; consumer law; and appellate work.

Clerkships — David B. Saxe was Law Secretary to the Honorable Shanley N. Egeth from 1973 to 1974.

Teaching — David B. Saxe was a Lecturer in Law and Assistant Professor of Law from 1966 to 1969.

Education - Justice Saxe received his LLM from NYU in 1972 and his JD from Case-Western Reserve University in 1966. He graduated from Columbia with a BA in 1963.

Current Memberships: Anti-Bias Committee of the Supreme Court, New York County.

Staff — Justice Saxe's Law Clerk is Lauren Foodim who received her JD from Hastings College in 1985 and her BA from SUNY Buffalo in 1977. Lauren Foodim's phone number is (212) 340-0401.

Links of Interest — “The complete text of NY State Supreme Court Justice David B. Saxe's ruling disallowing the 1997 Animal Welfare & Shelter Reform ballot initiative to be put before the voters in November 1997.” -

“Fraud Suit Revived Against Deloitte” -

“The Reversal” -

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