David A. Goldman


David A. Goldman is a Shareholder at CMBG3 Law and is licensed to practice in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

David has been involved in toxic tort litigation for over 30 years, including matters involving asbestos and talc exposures on both the plaintiff and defense side. At CMBG3, David co-manages the firm’s Rhode Island asbestos litigation practice, and focuses on representing companies of all sizes in product liability matters. Additionally, David advises clients with contract and business disputes. Due to his experience and successful outcomes in asbestos defense litigation, David is regularly asked to speak at toxic tort conferences across the nation.

Outside of the office, David dedicates his time to the Rhode Island District Court’s eviction volunteer program, is an active member of Leadership Rhode Island, and has participated in numerous CMBG3 Cares charity events.



  • Suffolk University Law School (honors)
  • University of Michigan (honors)


  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island


  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell

In the Media

Speaking Engagements

  • Looking at Environmental Exposures to Chemicals through Different Lenses: Case Study of How the Scientific, Legal, and Insurance Communities View Ethylene Oxide EECMA, April 20, 2023
  • Ethylene Oxide: Legal, Scientific, and Regulatory Aspects EECMA, April 22, 2022
  • The Importance of Field Investigations in Commercial General Liability Claims AM Best, February 9, 2022
  • Rhode Island Toxic Torts Updates Rhode Island Bar Association; 2018
  • The Next Wave of Toxic Tort Litigation In Rhode Island? Let's Talc! Rhode Island Bar Association; 2017
  • Talc Litigation Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Annual Conference; 2016
  • Defense Perspective On Rhode Island Asbestos Litigation Rhode Island Bar Association; 2014
  • Emerging Cyber Liability Issues EECMA Conference; 2013
  • Product Identification and Exposure Issues In Asbestos Litigation FETTI Conference; 2013