Mineola, NY WW/Press/July 15, 2021 –David A. Bythewood, Attorney, with The Law Office of David A. Bythewood, was selected as a VIP Member into the Top Attorneys of North America 2021-2022 edition by The Who’s Who Directories
David Bythewood established his law firm and was admitted to the bar in 1984. His experience and expertise as a lawyer includes corporate governance, fiduciary responsibility, contracts, trademarks, the constitution, civil rights, employment, torts, trial advocacy, and criminal defense. Two of his most well publicized criminal defense cases were his successful defense of Joseph Gambino in a case referred to as the “AKA Gas Scam Case” and his defense of Roland Davis, a member of the Board of Directors of the Guardian National Bank, after it was seized by the F.D.I.C. and F.B.I. in June of 1990. At Libya’s request, the U.S. granted to Mr. Bythewood a special license to represent the Nation of Libya in the USA. Otherwise he has appeared as a legal commentator on Fox, CNN, MSNBC, and Court TV.
Mr. Bythewood has served as a committee Vice Chairman for the Trial Techniques Committee of the Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association and as Chairman of the Banking Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association. David as also been an Adjunct Professor at the Hofstra University School of Law teaching the N.I.T.A. course “Trial Techniques.” Mr. Bythewood received his B.A. from Adelphi University and his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, 100 Black Men, Criminal Courts Bar Association of Nassau County, the Nassau County Democratic Judicial Screening Committee, Board of Directors of the United Service Organization of Greater New York, Board of Directors of the Long Beach Lawyers Association, Board of Directors of Concerned Citizens for Roslyn Youth, New York State Bar Association, Sigma Pi Phi, the NAACP and in the 1960s, Mr. Bythewood was a member of C.O.R.E., he acted as a Civil Rights worker.
In 2016, The Amistad Black Bar Association awarded Mr. Bythewood its Trailblazer Award as its “Man of the Year.” In 2019, he was recognized by The National Trial Lawyers as one of The Top 100 Criminal Defense Lawyers in New York. Recently, Mr. Bythewood was awarded the 2021 Distinguished Lawyers, Top Lawyers of North America and is in the Who’s Who of both Cambridge and Marquis.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.
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