Marvin V. Ausubel is of counsel to the Firm, resident in Fried Frank's New York office. He was a litigation partner at the firm from 1984 until his retirement in 1994. Mr. Ausubel practiced in the areas of product liability, general liability (including automobiles, hotels, premises and other casualties), professional liability, and direct, excess and reinsurance problems. He has represented many well-known corporations, including Ford Motor Company, Chrysler Corporation, AT&T Technologies, Schwinn Bicycle Company, Hilton Hotels Corporation, MGM Grand Hotels, and Lloyd's of London.
He is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York (Committee on State Legislation, 1968-1970; State Courts of Superior Jurisdiction, 1971-1974; Federal Courts, 1974-1977; Judiciary, 1982-1993; Professional and Judicial Ethics, 1986-1988; Professional Discipline, 1988-1991); New York County Lawyers Association (Committee on Aeronautical Law, 1971-1978); Nassau County, New York State and American Bar Associations; American Law Institute; and the Federal Bar Council. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
Mr. Ausubel authored: “Preparation of a Negligence Case,” Practising Law Institute, 1967, 1970; “Seider Re-Examined,” New York Law Journal, April 1968; “Conflicts of Laws, Trends—Torts,” 19 De Paul Law Review 648, 1970; “Damages: Death of a Minor Child,” 17 Trial Lawyer's Guide 155, 1973; “The Impact of New York's Judicially Created Loss Apportionment Amongst Tortfeasors-Dole v. Dow Chemical Co.,” 38 Albany Law Review 155, 1974; “Recovery For Psychic Injury in New York,” 58 New York State Bar Journal 43, 1986, and “The Rise and Fall of Martin Thomas Manton,” New York State Bar Association Journal, March/April 2010. He was a contributor to “The New Federal Civil Discovery Rules Sourcebook,” published by Practising Law Institute (1972), and “Practice Under the New Federal Rules of Evidence,” published by American Law Institute and American Bar Association (1975). Mr. Ausubel acted as Associate Editor of 17 and 17a West's McKinney's Forms, Estates and Surrogate Practice (1984).
Prior to joining Fried Frank, Mr. Ausubel was a partner at Trubin, Sillcocks, Edelman & Knapp. He is admitted to the New York State Bar and the US District Courts for the Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern Districts of New York.