David N. Kleinmann

Partner

P 212.216.1115   F 212.216.8001
1350 Broadway
New York, NY 10018

 
P 212.216.1115   F 212.216.8001   dkleinmann@tarterkrinsky.com

David Kleinmann is a partner in the Labor & Employment practice and co-heads the firm's Restrictive Covenant practice.

He focuses on strategic counseling and litigation for employers and professionals with restrictive covenant matters. He also counsels regarding litigation avoidance and represents clients involving their compliance with, and litigation of, federal, state and local employment laws and wage and hour laws. David has represented clients in New York State and federal courts, and has conducted arbitrations at venues such as FINRA and the American Arbitration Association. He counsels and represents clients in the insurance brokerage, accounting, staffing, banking, finance, e-commerce, restaurant and other industries.

Education
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Boston University, B.A., Cum Laude, 2001
Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Awards and Honors
  • Super Lawyers "Rising Star," 2017

When I am not practicing law:
I enjoy spending time with my wife and daughter, playing tennis or reading

News

  • 28 Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Lawyers Named to 2017 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars Lists

    This year, 28 lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2017 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in the state. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Attorneys are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

    Four Tarter Krinsky & Drogin attorneys were ranked on the Rising Stars list, which recognizes the top 2.5 percent of lawyers who either are under the age of 40 or have been in practice for 10 years or less.

  • David Kleinmann Quoted on Non-Compete Agreements in The Baltimore Sun

    Restrictive Covenant practice co-chair David Kleinmann was quoted in the July 7 Baltimore Sun article, “Employers Use Non-Compete Agreements Even for Low-Wage Workers.” The article addresses that although employers have traditionally used non-compete agreements to keep highly skilled and highly paid workers from jumping to competitors and stealing trade secrets, they are now using them in the broader workplace among low-wage workers.

  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Lawyer Promotions Featured in the New York Law Journal and Global Banking & Finance Review

    Tarter Krinsky & Drogin recently announced the promotions of three lawyers, David Kleinmann and Gina Piazza to partner, and Chris Tumulty to counsel.

  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Promotes Three Lawyers

    Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is pleased to announce the promotions of three lawyers, two to partner and one to counsel.

  • Alert: Minimum Wage Changes for 2015

    New York employers are reminded that the hourly minimum wage and wage credits, as well as the minimum weekly salary required for employees to quality for the professional, executive and administrative exemptions are increasing effective December 31, 2014.

  • Alert: A Simple Solution to NYC Earned Sick Time Act Compliance

    There has been an important development regarding the NYC Earned Sick Time Act (“ESTA”). This is the law that now requires most employers to provide up to 40 hours of annual paid sick time to their employees.

  • Firm Achieves Victory in Restrictive Covenant Case

    We successfully defended our client, an insurance brokerage firm, in a restrictive covenant suit against an employee who solicited former clients after leaving the company.

Events

Education
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 2004
  • Boston University, B.A., Cum Laude, 2001
Admissions
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
Awards and Honors
  • Super Lawyers "Rising Star," 2017