March 22, 2012
David L. Yohai today was named co-head of Weil's Complex Commercial Litigation group, an approximately 200-attorney group spanning Weil's US and international offices. He replaces David Lender, who was named co-head of Weil's Litigation Department globally, and will serve as co-head with Edward Soto. Throughout his career, he has handled a wide variety of commercial, intellectual property, antitrust and insurance matters. Mr. Yohai' s clients include, among others, The Walt Disney Company, ESPN, Panasonic, and Farmers Insurance. He was recently co-lead counsel in a two-week jury trial he won for ESPN and other Disney affiliates in New York state supreme court. He specializes in telecasting content and distribution disputes, class actions, and also heads up Weil's insurance litigation practice. Mr. Yohai is 42 years old and began his career at Weil after clerking for the Honorable Robert E. Cowen of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.