David is a native of Los Angeles. He received his bachelor’s degree (cum laude) in Business Administration from California State University, Northridge in 1986, his law degree from Southwestern University (S.C.A.L.E. program) in 1988, and was admitted to the California bar that year. While at Southwestern, David was the recipient of the Bradley Scholarship and the American Board of Trial Advocates Award for superiority in trial preparation.
In 1996, David left a highly successful practice as a partner at the national law firm of McDermott, Will & Emery, and launched his own firm. David’s approach is simple – he strives to deliver the highest quality and cost efficient legal counsel and guidance. David answers his own phone.
David focuses his practice in to two primary areas – business transactions and bankruptcy. As a business attorney, he guides a diverse group of clients ranging from aviation, telecommunication, manufacturing, service firms, restaurants, and other entrepreneurs with a variety of day-to-day matters including corporate governance, commercial transactions, and real property. David also represents individuals and businesses in all aspects of bankruptcy and insolvency matters. David has represented debtors, creditors, trustees and receivers, in all areas of insolvency and bankruptcy matters including adversary proceedings, which gives him a unique perspective.
David is the author of articles published by the Beverly Hills Bar Association, and the California Bankruptcy Journal. He has lectured before the California State University, Los Angeles, Continuing Education Program, “Tax and Bankruptcy Litigation Issues”; the University of California, Los Angeles, Extension Program, “Bankruptcy Law and Creditors’ Rights”; and Lorman Education Services, “Commercial Real Estate Financing In California.”
He is a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the American Bar Associations, the Los Angeles Bankruptcy Forum, and the James T. King Bankruptcy Inn of Court. David is also a licensed Broker and a member of the California Association of Realtors, and the Southland Regional Association of Realtors.
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