David’s practice focuses on hospitality, complex business and commercial litigation and general liability. With over 25 years of litigation experience, he provides counsel to a wide range of clients in the hospitality, construction and insurance industries. He has won numerous jury and bench trials and has an impressive track record of successfully arbitrating and mediating complex disputes.
David has litigated hundreds of general/premises liability matters on behalf of hotels and resorts. He is routinely sought by excess insurance carriers to serve as “monitoring” counsel in high exposure injury cases.
In addition to his law practice, David holds seminars on a wide variety of hospitality-related laws, has published numerous articles, and has served for over five years as an approved mediator to the Los Angeles County Superior Court.
J.D., Pepperdine Law School
B.A., University of California at Davis
Associate Degree, Menlo College
Awards and Recognitions
David is regularly named to the list of Southern California Super Lawyers, Top Attorneys in Southern California by Super Lawyers Magazine and recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as an AV Preeminent peer-rated attorney, the highest peer rating standard given to attorneys who are ranked at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal expertise, communication skills and ethical standards by their peers.
David practices in the Los Angeles office of Sandman Savrann’s Associated Firm, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP.