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David R. Marriott

David R. Marriott

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

New York, NY, USA


David R. Marriott is a partner in Cravath’s Litigation Department.  His practice focuses on litigation and alternative dispute resolution, generally concerning business disputes and matters in the areas of intellectual property, securities and antitrust.  Mr. Marriott has tried, argued and litigated cases in both state and federal courts, and has been involved with numerous forms of alternative dispute resolution.  His clients have included CSX Corporation, Delta Air Lines, IBM, Mylan, NCR Corporation, Novartis, Alcon Laboratories, Qualcomm, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Lazard Frères & Co., AT&T, Bank of America, Eli Lilly, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Mr. Marriott is an Adjunct Professor at New York University School of Law, and a Lecturer in Law at Columbia University School of Law.  He has taught antitrust, intellectual property and trial practice.  Mr. Marriott was named a “National Star” in general commercial litigation and a “Local Litigation Star” in the New York area in the 2017 edition of Benchmark LitigationThe Legal 500 United States named him a “Leading Trial Lawyer” in 2017.  He has also been recognized as a leading lawyer by several other legal ranking publications such as Lawdragon, IAM Patent, Leaders League and Super Lawyers.

Mr. Marriott is the editor of New York Business Litigation (NYLJ 2013) and a contributing author and editor of Winning at Trial (ALM 2014).  His other publications include:  “Opening to Win: Seven Tips for Delivering an Effective Opening Statement” (NYLJ, November 14, 2011); “Picking a Winner:  Ten Tips for Selecting the Best Possible Jury” (NYSBA Journal, September 2011); “A Direct Path To Winning: Tips for Conducting an Effective Direct Examination” (NYLJ, July 2011); “10 Tips for Picking a Jury” (PLI 2010); “7 Tips for a Winning Opening Statement” (PLI 2010); “Selecting the Best Possible Jury” (PLI 2009); “Current Legal Issues Relating to Complex Litigation” (PLI 2007); “Modern Ethical Issues in Complex Litigation” (PLI 2007); “Document Production: An Effective System in the Electronic Age is Critical to Withstanding Challenge” (NYLJ, August 21, 2006); “Ethical Considerations in Electronic Discovery” (PLI 2006); and “Selected Topics Arising in Multiple Defendant Litigation” (PLI 2006).

Mr. Marriott is the chair of the Practising Law Institute’s conference “Trial by Jury” and has been a repeat moderator of other PLI conferences, such as “Bet the Company Litigation.”  For several years, Mr. Marriott chaired the New York City Bar’s annual “Institute for Corporate Counsel.”

Mr. Marriott received his J.D. from New York University in 1994.  Following graduation, Mr. Marriott served as law clerk to Hon. Eugene F. Lynch of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.  The following year, he served as law clerk to Hon. Albert J. Engel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  Mr. Marriott received his B.A. from Brigham Young University in 1991.  He joined Cravath in 1996 and became a partner in 2003.

David R. Marriott is associated with the following items:
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Trial by Jury 2017
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters The Opening Statement: Charting a Path to Victory - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
John C. Shea, A Practical Guide to Persuasive Opening Statements - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Richard Waites, The Psychology of Powerful Opening Statements - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
C. Barry Montgomery and Bradley C. Nahrstadt, Complete and Thorough Preparation Is Essential: Crafting a Successful Closing Argument, For the Defense, Vol. 51, No. 9 (September 2009) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Transcript of Direct Examination by David R. Marriott, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Novartis Pharma AG, and Novartis International Pharmaceutical Ltd. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., Civil No. 05-CV-1887-DMC (Nov. 10, 2009) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Closing to Win: Closing Argument: Suggestions for Effective Advocacy - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Transcript of Closing Statements, Apple Inc., a California Corporation v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a Korean Business Entity; Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a New York Corporation; Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, C-11-01846 LHK (Aug. 21, 2012) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Direct to Success: How to Conduct an Effective Direct Examination - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Richard Waites, A Practical Approach in Navigating Ethical Issues During Trial Preparation for Trial Attorneys and Trial Consultants - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Transcript of the Oklahoma City Bombing Trial: Direct Examination by Joseph Hartzler, U.S. Attorney (May 12, 1997) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Jury Selection: Suggestions for Picking Your Best Triers of Fact - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Jury Questionnaire, In Re: Visa Check/Mastermoney Antitrust Litigation (2003) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
W. Ray Persons, Trial Tips: The Preparation and Effective Delivery of a Closing Argument, The Brief, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section, Vol. 46, No. 2 (Winter 2017) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Frank C. Jones and Chilton Davis Varner, Direct Examination: Making the Facts Understandable - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Excerpted Transcript of the O.J. Simpson Trial (Criminal) Cross-Examination by F. Lee Bailey (March 15, 1995) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Mark A. Neubauer, Mastering the Blind Cross-Examination - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Transcript of Opening Statements, Apple Inc., a California Corporation v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a Korean Business Entity; Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a New York Corporation; Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, C-11-01846 LHK (July 31, 2012) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Transcript of Trial Proceedings, In Re: Vivendi Universal, S.A. Securities Litigation, 02 Civ. 05571 (RJH) (Jan. 5, 2010) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics, Opinion #843, Lawyer’s access to public pages of another party’s social networking site for the purpose of gathering information for client in pending litigation (September 10, 2010) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Jury Questionnaire, United States District Court, Southern District of New York - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Douglas Bates and James Gassenheimer, Cross-Examination of an Expert Witness, The Federal Lawyer (May 2010) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Guy R. Gruppie and Gilbert Perez, III, Ethical Issues in the Use of Trial Consultants - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Colorado Bar Association Ethics Committee, Formal Opinion 127—Use of Social Media for Investigative Purposes, Colorado Lawyer, Vol. 44, No. 11, Page 21 (November 2015) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Meghan Dunn, Jurors’ and Attorneys’ Use of Social Media During Voir Dire, Trials, and Deliberations: A Report to the Judicial Conference Committee on Court Administration and Case Management, Federal Judicial Center (May 1, 2014) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Gary S. Gildin, Cross-Examination of a Lay Witness - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Sharon R. Klein, Angelo A. Stio III, and Brian Zurich, Ethical Issues that Arise From Social Media Use in Courtrooms, New Jersey Lawyer (October 2013) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Thaddeus Hoffmeister, Google, Gadgets, and Guilt: Juror Misconduct in the Digital Age, University of Colorado Law Review, Vol. 83 (2012) - Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 13, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Jury Trials: Conducting an Effective Direct/Redirect Examination - Trial by Jury 2017, Wednesday, November 15, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Jury Trials: Conducting an Effective Direct/Redirect Examination - Jury Trials: Conducting an Effective Direct/Redirect Examination, Wednesday, November 15, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Jury Trials: Conducting an Effective Direct/Redirect Examination - Jury Trials: Conducting an Effective Direct/Redirect Examination, Wednesday, November 15, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Trial by Jury 2017, Monday, November 20, 2017, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Trial by Jury 2018, Wednesday, November 07, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Trial by Jury 2018, Wednesday, November 07, 2018, New York, NY
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