David A. Blansky

David A. Blansky

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DAVID A. BLANSKY is a partner at LaMonica Herbst & Maniscalco, LLP. David joined the Firm as an associate in March 2004.  He was made a partner in March 2007. David’s practice focuses on commercial and business litigation.

During law school, David experienced a variety of cooperative education opportunities.  He clerked at the Massachusetts Superior Court.  He assisted in the denaturalization and deportation of Nazi war criminals residing in the United States while serving at the Department of Justice Office of Special Investigations.  He litigated numerous criminal cases as a public defender in New Mexico.  He also worked on a variety of contract, copyright, trademark, and communications issues at National Public Radio’s Office of the General Counsel.

After law school graduation, David worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County for nearly four years. David prosecuted a variety of petty and felony crimes and often presented evidence before a grand jury.  David then worked at the Law Offices of David J. Sutton, P.C., as an associate, where his primary areas of practice were general, commercial and personal injury litigation.


  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 1997
  • B.A., The American University, 1994

Bar Admissions

  • Courts of the State of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Honors & Affiliations

  • Former Chair of the Bankruptcy Law Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association (2010-2012 term); Former Vice Chair (2009-2010 term)
  • Frequent lecturer for the Nassau County Bar Association and New York State Bar Association on a variety of topics, including judgment enforcement, civil contempt, bankruptcy law and voidable transactions under the Debtor and Creditor Law
  • Member of the Bankruptcy Law Committee of the New York State Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Focus editor of the July/August 2010 issue of The Nassau Lawyer, the journal of the Nassau County Bar Association
  • Former Member of the Nassau County Bar Association’s Mortgage Foreclosure Task Force

Professional Associations

  • America Bankruptcy Institute
  • Nassau County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Accountant/Attorney Networking Group

Reported Cases

  • Gould v. LaMonica (In re Gould), 2020 U.S. App. LEXIS 1997, ___ Fed. Appx. __, 2020 WL 376248 (2d Cir. Jan. 23, 2020)
  • In re Truong v. Mergenthaler (In re Truong), 763 Fed. Appx. 150 (3d Cir. 2019)
  • In re Gould v. LaMonica, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 214470 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 17, 2018)
  • Trovato v. Galaxy Sanitation Servs. of N.Y., et al., 99 N.Y.S.3d 427, 171 A.D.3d 832 (2d Dept. 2019)
  • In re 477 W. 142nd Hous. Dev. Fund Corp., 346 F. Supp.3d 413 (S.D.N.Y. 2018)
  • Lynch v. Barnard, et al (In re Lynch), 590 B.R. 30 (E.D.N.Y. 2018)
  • Brown Publ. Co. Liquidating Trust v. Brown, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 14775 (E.D.N.Y. Feb. 1, 2017)
  • Barnard v. Town of Huntington (In re Joe’s Friendly Serv. & Son, Inc.), 533 B.R. 307 (Bankr.E.D.N.Y. 2016)
  • In re Lynn Carol Schneider, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 38707, 2015 WL 1412364 (E.D.N.Y. Mar. 26, 2015)
  • In re Collins, 540 B.R. 54 (Bankr. E.D.N.Y. Nov. 3, 2015)
  • Schneider v. Barnard, 508 B.R. 533 (E.D.N.Y. Apr. 2, 2014)
  • Barnard v. Albert (In re Janitorial Close-Out City Corp.), 2013 Bankr. LEXIS 523 (Bankr.E.D.N.Y. Feb. 8, 2013)
  • Pryor v. Tiffen (In re TC Liquidations LLC), 463 B.R. 257 (Bankr.E.D.N.Y. 2011)
  • In re DeMartino, 448 B.R. 122 (Bankr.E.D.N.Y. 2011) (on the motion)
  • In re Singh, 2010 WL 2853749 (Bankr.E.D.N.Y. Jul 20, 2010)
  • In re DeVanzo, 2010 WL 1780038 (Bankr.E.D.N.Y. May 03, 2010)
  • U.S. ex rel. Miller Proctor Nickolas, Inc. v. Lumbermens Mut. Cas. Co., 2009 WL 962273 (E.D.N.Y. Mar 31, 2009)
  • In re Parker, 399 B.R. 577 (Bankr.E.D.N.Y. 2009)
  • In re Jacobs, 394 B.R. 646 (Bankr.E.D.N.Y. 2008)
  • In re Verma, 2007 WL 2713017 (Bankr.E.D.N.Y. Sep 14, 2007)
  • In re Ellenhorn, 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43269 (E.D.N.Y. Aug 23, 2005)


  • Same Sex Couples May be able to File Joint Bankruptcy Petitions, co-authored with Rachel P. Corcoran, Esq., THE NASSAU LAWYER (Nov. 2011).


Since 2011, David has been annually recognized by Avvo.com with a superb rating for his experience, industry recognition and professional conduct.

David is also eligible to serve as a Part 36 receiver in the counties of Nassau and Suffolk, New York.

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