Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Association

  • New York State Bar Association (Committees: Civil Practice Law and Rules, 2006-2009, Court Structure and Operations, 2011-2013)
  • New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers (Board of Directors, 2007-2015)
  • 8th Judicial District Court Roster of ADR Neutrals
  • Erie County Bar Association (Committees: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Commercial Law, Negligence)
  • Western New York Trial Lawyers Association
  • Charles S. Desmond Inn of Court
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law, Adjunct Professor, JLS Program, 
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, President Elect, Buffalo Chapter
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association
  • Business Journals Leadership Trust, member

Community Involvement

  • FeedMore WNY Community Ambassador Council, member
  • Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association, secretary
  • PUCCS Charitable Fund, Inc., advisory committee member (past)

Professional Recognition

  • AV Rated "Preeminent" by Martindale-Hubbell, 2022
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers-NY, 2012-2017
  • Business First Western New York Legal Elite, 2016 - 2020
  • Selected by Super Lawyers Upstate NY, 2010–2023
  • Selected by Best Lawyers In America/New York Area's Best Lawyers, 2019-2024
  • Who's Who in American Law, 13th & 14th Editions
  • Buffalo Law Journal Who's Who in the Law, 2012

In addition to being the Managing Attorney of Gross Shuman P.C., Dave Elibol focuses his practice on business contracts and litigation, including shareholder disputes, business divorce, and contract disputes. He has successfully represented individuals and businesses in jury and non-jury trials and in other proceedings in both state and federal court.

Additionally Dave is a member of our personal injury practice group where he represents victims of serious motor vehicle accidents,  workplace accidents, and families who have lost a loved one in a wrongful death.

Dave, who is active in the legal community, has received many professional and peer recognitions including Best Lawyers in America, Western New York’s Legal Elite, and Super Lawyers Upstate NY.  He is a former adjunct professor at the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Law (JLS Program) and is often asked to lecture at continuing legal education seminars for attorneys.  He is also a trained mediator and has been appointed to the New York State 8th Judicial District Roster of ADR Neutrals.

Best Lawyers 2022 ABOTA SL 2021 2021 Best Lawyers 2020 Best Lawyers AV Preeminent Peer Rated 2017 The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers Legal Elite 2020 2018 Buffalo Business First Legal Elite 2017 Buffalo Business First Legal Elite 2016 Buffalo Business First Legal Elite 2012 Who's Who in Law Super Lawyers