David H. Elibol

David H. Elibol

Managing Attorney


716-854-4300 x 201




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Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Attorney Bio

In addition to being the Managing Attorney of Gross Shuman P.C., Dave Elibol focuses his practice on business and personal injury litigation including, shareholder disputes, business divorce, contract disputes, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents, and wrongful death.   He has successfully represented individuals and businesses in jury and non-jury trials and in other proceedings in both state and federal court.

Dave, who is active in the legal community, has received many professional and peer recognitions including Western New York’s Legal Elite, and Super Lawyers Upstate NY.  He is an adjunct professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law (JLS Program) and is often asked to lecture at continuing legal education seminars for attorneys.  He is also a trained mediator and has been appointed to the New York State 8th Judicial District Roster of ADR Neutrals.

Professional Association

  • State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law, Adjunct Professor, JLS Program, 2006-Present
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • New York State Bar Association (Committees: Civil Practice Law and Rules, 2006-2009, Court Structure and Operations, 2011-2013)
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers (Board of Directors, 2007-2015)
  • 8th Judicial District Court Roster of ADR Neutrals
  • Erie County Bar Association (Committees: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial Law, Negligence)
  • Western New York Trial Lawyers Association
  • Charles S. Desmond Inn of Court

Community Involvement

  • PUCCS Charitable Fund, Inc., advisory committee
  • Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association, secretary

Professional Recognition

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers-NY, 2012-2017
  • Business First Western New York Legal Elite, 2016 - 2020
  • Selected by Super Lawyers Upstate NY, 2010–2021
  • Selected by Best Lawyers In America/New York Area's Best Lawyers, 2019-2022
  • Who's Who in American Law, 13th & 14th Editions
  • Buffalo Law Journal Who's Who in the Law, 2012
  • AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyers 2022
SL 2021
2021 Best Lawyers
2020 Best Lawyers
AV Preeminent Peer Rated 2017
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Legal Elite 2020
2018 Buffalo Business First Legal Elite
2017 Buffalo Business First Legal Elite
2016 Buffalo Business First Legal Elite
2012 Who's Who in Law
Super Lawyers