David C. Van Leeuwen joins the Peyrot & Associates Team as Partner with strong expertise in all areas of litigation, business, commercial and real estate law. David is highly knowledgeable in all the nuances of the law and is experienced in counseling clients in a wide variety of matters. David's professional compassion coupled with his astute familiarity of the Supreme Court of New York, Federal District Court as well as the State and Federal Appellate Courts make him an ideal advocate for our clients.
Prior to joining Peyrot & Associates, David worked for high profile law firms where he appeared on complex civil matters before New York City Area State and Federal Courts and drafted pleadings and dispositive memoranda for use in state and federal civil litigation. David is also well-versed in representing parties in intricate business and real estate transactions, commercial agreement disputes, drafting internal and corporate and limited liability documents as well as related contracts.
David received his law degree from Union University, Albany Law School and was admitted to the New York State Bar in 2007. He completed his undergraduate degree at Geneseo State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations and Global Political Economy.
Completing coursework in political philosophy and metaphysics at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom and International Law at Universität Salzburg in Austria, gave David a worldly perspective of policy and business. David is an active volunteer with multiple philanthropic organizations which give back to the community.
David is a member of the New York State Bar Association, The Netherlands America Foundation, New York County Lawyers Association, the American-Scandinavian Foundation and the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce, New York. He travels several times each year to Stockholm on various business matters. When he is not in the office or the courtroom, David enjoys playing soccer and basketball regularly and can often be found diving into a great book or visiting one of Manhattan's diverse cultural institutions.