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David C. Casagrande

Managing Partner
dcasagrande@vcesq.com
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Phone: (646) 378-4400
Phone: (954) 998-7910
Fax: (347) 823-3452

111 John St #800
New York, New York 10038

110 SE 6th St #1700
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 33301

David Casagrande is one of the managing partners and founders of Varbero Casagrande LLC. Mr. Casagrande’s primary practice areas are commercial litigation and securities law. His experience includes representing clients in federal district and appellate courts, state courts, and alternative forums including disputes before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) and Judicial Arbitration and Mediation (“JAMS”).

Mr. Casagrande has a successful and wide-ranging commercial litigation practice representing individuals and businesses in matters involving partnership disputes, business torts, and commercial breach of contract claims. Prior to entering the legal profession, Mr. Casagrande was a licensed stock broker, where he held a series 7 and 63 license. This invaluable experience has assisted Mr. Casagrande in successfully litigating investment related claims, such as fraud, churning, unsuitability, and breach of fiduciary duty, totaling over $20 million.

Mr. Casagrande earned his Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude, from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law where he was awarded the Order of the Coif. While in law school, he was a clinical student at The Innocence Project, a non-profit organization that assists prisoners who could be proven innocent through DNA testing. There, Mr. Casagrande assisted staff-attorneys litigate in trial and appellate courts across the nation on complex procedural and constitutional issues. During his time there, he assisted on cases that led to three innocent men, who were wrongfully convicted of murder, secure their freedom.

Education

J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Order of the Coif | magna cum laude

B.A., College of Staten Island
Political Science | cum laude

Bar Association Memberships

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

Florida State Bar Association

Courts Admitted to Practice
State
  • New York
  • Florida
  • New Jersey
  • Indiana
Federal
  • Southern District of New York
  • Eastern District of New York
  • Southern District of Florida
  • Middle District of Florida
  • District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit
Client Reviews
★★★★★
I was represented by Mr. Varbero and Mr. Casagrande in a FINRA arbitration matter. They both were very professional and knowledgeable about my case. I was very satisfied with the outcome and their expertise. I would highly recommend them to anyone in need of an attorney. C. Sabbio
★★★★★
Thanks to the team of Mr. Varbero and Mr. Casagrande who meticulously prepared the case for my mediation hearing. I am most grateful for their hard work and attention to detail. These factors helped settle the case favorably. J. Heller
★★★★★
As a former Law Enforcement Officer, I’ve dealt with plenty of attorney’s over the last 24 years. Mr. Varbero and Mr. Casagrande were top notch. Very Competent, detailed and they over deliver. Highly recommended by me. W. Fowlkes
★★★★★
I would love to thank you guys for a great job as my lawyer in getting me the best settlement. I am grateful for having you guys represent me. Anyone I know who needs a lawyer, I will send over to the firm. R. Johnson