David W. Field Partner

New Jersey
T 973.597.2356 | F 973.597.2357



An experienced litigator with a practice that is national in scope, Dave represents clients in product liability and complex tort cases in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies nationwide.

Dave is particularly effective at deploying creative, cutting-edge legal strategies that yield successful outcomes for leading insureds, manufacturers, employers, and other corporate entities in mass tort and class action litigation. His diverse client base includes chemical and pharmaceutical companies, as well as manufacturers and distributors of products, which he defends against personal injury, property damage, and medical surveillance claims.

Representative Engagements

Represents LifeCell Corporation as trial counsel for approximately 800 products liability cases involving cutting-edge medical technology.
Won a significant victory on behalf of Aramark Corporation in a civil case brought in Federal Court in Rochester, New York. The plaintiff in the case claimed to be totally disabled due to internal head injuries resulting from an accident which occurred on property managed by Aramark. The claim was bifurcated into two phases – liability and damages. The jury determined that Aramark was not liable and therefore prevented the second phase.
Serves as co-counsel for Prudential Financial, Inc., in the trial of many consolidated employment cases.
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Other Distinctions

  • The Best Lawyers in America (2005–2017) – Recognized for personal injury litigation.

  • Super Lawyers (2006–2016) – Acknowledged for general litigation and personal injury litigation.

  • New Jersey Supreme Court, Certified Civil Trial Attorney (2006) – Received this prestigious designation, which is given to less than 3 percent of New Jersey’s trial attorneys.

Press Mentions

On behalf of Aramark Corporation, Lowenstein Sandler won a significant victory in a civil case brought in Federal Court in Rochester, New York. The plaintiff in the case claimed to be totally disabled due to internal head injuries resulting from an accident that occurred on property managed by Aramark. The claim was bifurcated into two phases – liability and damages. The jury determined that Aramark was not liable and therefore prevented the second phase. The Lowenstein team consisted of Partner David Field and Associate Michael Kaplan. , December 10, 2013

Related Areas

Business Litigation
Class Action Litigation
Environmental Law & Litigation
Litigation
Products & Specialty Torts
Trial and Arbitration

Education


Seton Hall University School of Law ( J.D. , 1984 )
Muhlenberg College ( B.A. , 1977 )

Bar Admissions


New Jersey

Court Admissions


1984 , U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
1990 , U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
2004 , U.S. Supreme Court
pro hac vice admission throughout the Federal and State Courts of the United States

Affiliations


  • Essex County Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
    • Insurance Section
    • Product Liability Section
    • Toxic Tort Section
    • Sports Law Section
  • New Jersey District V-C Ethics Committee (2006-Present)