David Goldfarb is the managing partner of the law firm of Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin LLP. The firm of Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin LLP concentrates in health law, elder law, trusts and estates, and the rights of the elderly and disabled. David is a nationally recognized authority in the field of elder law, Medicare, Medicaid and the use of trusts in health care planning. He is the co-author of the legal treatise New York Elder Law (formerly New York Guide to Tax, Estate & Financial Planning for the Elderly), (Lexis-Matthew Bender, 1999-2009). David maintains the firm's website SeniorLaw.com. David was formerly an attorney and supervisor for the Civil Division of the Legal Aid Society in New York City. He is listed in New York Super Lawyers 2008 and 2009, included in the 2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Elder Law, and has achieved the highest rating (AV) in Martindale-Hubbell.


David was President of he Historic Districts Council(2003- 2007); he is Chair of Preserve & Protect, Inc., President of the Friends of the Alice Austen House, and on the board of the Preservation League of Staten Island. He is the past president of Staten Islanders for a Unified New York and the St. George Civic Association. He is also active in the New York State Bar Association and the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. He has written extensively on civic and legal issues including two op-eds in the New York Times. He was featured on August 22nd, 2003, in a "Public Lives" column in the New York Times and on August 26th 2003, in a column in the Capital Times (Madison, Wisconsin). His promotion of neighborhood and historic preservation on the World Wide Web has received extensive coverage including articles in Preservation, the Magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the New York Times and a Year 2000 Statewide Preservation Award from the Preservation League of New York State.

David is married to Elizabeth K. Goldfarb, a school librarian at Booker T. Washington Middle School (MS 54) in Harlem and a consultant for the Staten Island Children's Museum. Liz was formerly a staff developer for New Visions for Public Schools. Their son Daniel K. Goldfarb graduated in 1999 from M.I.T.

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