Before law school, David worked as an electrical engineer at Toyon Research Corporation where he performed research and development in areas including RF and microwave circuit design, reconfigurable antenna design, and immune building design.
- “The Limits of “Sole Discretion” in Contracts,” co-author, Today's General Counsel, August/September 2017.
- “Adding an Alter Ego to a Judgment: How Long Can You Wait?,” co-author, Association of Business Trial Lawyers Report: Orange County, Volume XIX No. 2, Summer 2017.
- “Cuozzo And The Limits Of Patent Office Discretion,” co-author, Law360, May 1, 2016.
B.S., Electrical Engineering, University of California Santa Barbara, 2002, High Honors; UCSB Regents; Scholar, Tau Beta Pi National Honors Society
J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2010, Order of the Coif; Senior Editor, Southern California Law Review
M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of California Santa Barbara, 2003
Law Clerk to the Honorable Andrew J. Guilford, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Ixchel Pharma v. Biogen recently certified to the California Supreme Court the question whether Section 16600 of the California Business and Professions Code voids a contract under which a business is restrained from engaging in a lawful trade or business with another business. The certification was not surprising, particularly given California's [...]