David Pernick, Associate, Jaspan Schlesinger LLP
David W. Pernick is an associate in Jaspan Schlesinger LLP’s Banking and Financial Services practice group, where he represents institutional lenders in commercial transactions
When he is asked what has enabled you to be successful? David believes access to the firm’s senior attorneys, especially the partners, has enabled to him be successful and further his career as an attorney.
Having direct access to the Banking and Financial Services practice Chair Jothy Narendran and her wealth of knowledge and experience with commercial lending has certainly taught him a great deal.
He also believes the firm does a great job of letting associates act on their own, with minimal supervision, while at the same time still making sure younger associates are learning the correct way to do things.
Prior to joining Jaspan Schlesinger LLP, David worked at a commercial real estate-centric law firm on Long Island, where he counseled clients on a broad range of real estate transactions on behalf of lenders, borrowers, sellers, purchasers and developers.
He has experience representing applicants before local municipalities and state agencies to obtain zoning and legislative approvals, as well as liquor licenses.
David is admitted to practice in the State of New York and received his J.D. from Touro Law School.
David often contributes to firm fundraising initiatives such as the Family Service League toy drive, the Veteran’s Day donation drive for Paws of War; the United Way’s school supplies fundraiser which enabled him to connect with these charities.
He is proud to be part of a firm that during Covid, fundraised internally and purchased gowns, personal protective equipment and much-needed supplies for the ICU of a local hospital.
The firm is a proud sponsor of the Marcum Workplace Challenge and David has competed on the firm’s team.
The fundraising Challenge is a 3.5 Mile Run at Jones Beach that benefits four local charities- Long Island Children’s Museum, Long Island Cares- The Harry Chapin Food Bank, Children’s Medical Fund of NY and the Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.