David R. Marriott is a partner in Cravath’s Litigation Department. His practice focuses on litigation, generally business litigation and litigation in the areas of intellectual property, securities and antitrust.
Mr. Marriott has tried, argued and litigated cases in both state and Federal courts. His clients have included CSX Corporation; IBM; NCR Corporation; Novartis; QUALCOMM Incorporated; Display Technologies Inc.; Bristol‑Myers Squibb Company; Lazard Frères & Co. LLC; the Sultan of Brunei; Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette; AT&T; Bank of America; Eli Lilly; ARIAD Pharmaceuticals; the Massachusetts Institute of Technology; the President and Fellows of Harvard College; Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.; and Ciba Vision.
Mr. Marriott is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association and the American Bar Association. He is the chair of the Practising Law Institute’s conference “Trial by Jury” and has been a repeat moderator of other PLI conferences, such as “Bet the Company Litigation.” Mr. Marriott is also the chair of the NYC Bar Series “Lessons from General Counsel: What Every In‑House Lawyer & Those Who Advise Them Need to Know.” In 2010, Mr. Marriott was recognized by The Legal 500 for his work in the intellectual property arena. He was also recognized by IAM Patent for his work in patent litigation in 2011 and 2012. In 2006, Lawdragon named Mr. Marriott one of the legal profession’s new stars and for the past two years has selected him as one of 500 Leading Lawyers in America.
Mr. Marriott is the editor of New York Business Litigation (NYLJ 2013). His other publications include: Opening to Win: Seven Tips for Delivering an Effective Opening Statement (NYLJ, November 14, 2011); Picking a Winner: Ten Tips for Selecting the Best Possible Jury (NYSBA Journal, September 2011); A Direct Path To Winning: Tips for Conducting an Effective Direct Examination (NYLJ, July 2011); 10 Tips for Picking a Jury (PLI 2010); 7 Tips for a Winning Opening Statement (PLI 2010); Selecting the Best Possible Jury (PLI 2009); Current Legal Issues Relating to Complex Litigation (PLI 2007); Modern Ethical Issues in Complex Litigation (PLI 2007); Document Production: An Effective System in the Electronic Age is Critical to Withstanding Challenge (NYLJ, August 21, 2006); Ethical Considerations in Electronic Discovery (PLI 2006); and Selected Topics Arising in Multiple Defendant Litigation (PLI 2006).
Mr. Marriott is admitted to practice before the state court of New York and, on the Federal level, before the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Federal, First, Second, Third, Fourth, Sixth, Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits; and the U.S. District Courts for the District of Utah, the Eastern District of New York, the Eastern District of Michigan, the Northern District of California, the Southern District of New York, and the Western District of Michigan.
Mr. Marriott received his J.D. from New York University in 1994. Following graduation, Mr. Marriott served as law clerk to Hon. Eugene F. Lynch of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The following year, he served as law clerk to Hon. Albert J. Engel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Mr. Marriott received his B.A. from Brigham Young University in 1991. He joined Cravath in 1996 and became a partner in 2003.
Mr. Marriott may be reached by phone at 212‑474‑1430 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.