David M. Nieporent, Esq.

David Nieporent graduated from Princeton University and New York’s St. John’s University School of Law as a St. Thomas More Scholar (a full merit-based scholarship). At St. John’s, he was a member of the Law Review. A former corporate litigation consultant, Mr. Nieporent has extensive litigation experience. Along with firm partner David Stein, Mr. Nieporent has acquired expertise in both prosecuting and defending wage-and-hour cases under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and state labor laws.  Currently, David is intimately involved in many class action cases pending in the federal district courts of New York and New Jersey involving allegations of overtime and minimum wage violations.

Mr. Nieporent also is fluent in matters pertaining to the Internet, including vetting websites for intellectual property issues, advising website owners on regulatory, compliance, and protection issues necessary for the operation of Web-based enterprises, and providing website operators with “soup to nuts” legal advice pertaining to privacy policies, terms of use, IP clearance, and other Internet forms and procedures.

Prior to his coming to Samuel & Stein, David was an associate at the Coleman Law Firm, P.C., where he practiced commercial litigation and represented Web-based independent distributors in disputes with companies seeking to restrict consumers’ ability to purchase legitimate merchandise on the Internet by threatening litigation under spurious trademark and copyright theories.  Additionally, David has years of experience in real estate transactions, representing buyers and sellers in residential, commercial, and institutional real estate deals. David also moderates the “New Jersey Lawyers” email discussion list hosted by the Washburn School of Law.

Mr. Nieporent is admitted to practice in the District of New Jersey and in the state courts of New Jersey.

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