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David J. Gruber is one of our leading partners at our law firm, Gruber, Schwartz & Posnock, LLP. He graduated from Franklin & Marshall College and Case Western Reserve University School of Law. Gruber was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar in 1983 and was later admitted to practice law before the District Courts of New Jersey and the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. In 1986, he was admitted to practice law in New York by the New York State Bar.


Mr. Gruber is licensed to practice law before the Southern and Eastern Federal District Courts of New York. He is also licensed to practice before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.


He began his career as an associate at Stern, Dubrow & Marcus in Maplewood, New Jersey. Later, Mr. Gruber opened his own law firm in Livingston, New Jersey, and was a partner in Lehman, Lehman, & Gruber between 1992 and 2004.


Over the years, Mr. Gruber has worked on wide-ranging cases. A few include:

• Litigation Involving Fraud
• Personal Injury and Malpractice
• Estate Litigation
• Failed Business Transactions
• All Aspects Of Family Law
• Other Types Of Complex Cases

Medical Malpractice

Mr. Gruber has litigated a wide variety of injury and malpractice cases. These involved:

• Wrongful Death
• Negligent OB-GYN Procedures Such As Sterilization and Laparoscopy
• Failure To Monitor
• Fetal Death
• Negligent Infusion Therapy
• Negligent IV-Line Administration

Employment Law

Additionally, he has handled complex claims regarding racial discrimination and wrongful termination. His other legal services have included representing cases in Newark, New Jersey, involving civil rights and ERISA/disability.

Recent Cases

Mr. Gruber has handled a wide variety of business litigation claims involving, among others, shareholder disputes, investment fraud, and financing, as well as breach of contracts and related claims. Most recently, he has obtained judgments against various entities and individuals for a variety of fraudulent conduct, including a judgment of approximately $500,000 against a psychologist. The psychologist induced a mother and son, during their sessions together and separately, to invest money with him and his partner in a failed venture.

Other Fraud Cases

There was another judgment of more than $500,000 against a husband and wife and their related entity. The case brought to light their phony prospectus and fraudulent investment scheme. A judgment of more than $800,000 was also awarded to a woman who was fraudulently induced to give all of her money to her psychic.

Breach of Contract Cases

Mr. Gruber recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of the plaintiffs in a pair of first impression cases in New York that concern breach of taxi medallion leasing agreements and the right to liquidated damages. He has extensive experience handling claims for and against taxi management entities and individuals for extensive personal injuries and contract issues.