David is a partner in the San Diego office of Fisher & Phillips LLP. He counsels employers on a wide variety of matters, including employee discipline and termination, wage-and-hour issues, disability accommodation protocols, family and medical leave issues (including their relationship with disability and worker’s compensation laws), investigations of harassment and other misconduct, and independent contractor issues. In addition, David has substantial experience defending employers and managers against lawsuits and administrative claims involving discrimination (including race, disability, age, and sexual orientation), harassment, defamation, breach of contract, and violations of wage-and-hour laws. As an avid proponent of proactive training and compliance, he presents training seminars on preventing harassment and discrimination in the workplace; workplace investigations; wage-and-hour compliance; disability management and accommodation; and other areas. David’s practice has included assisting religious organizations, restaurants, hotels, school districts, credit unions, homeowner associations, professional employer organizations, franchisors, retail markets, and medical practices.
In law school David served on the editorial board of the Maryland Law Review. After law school, he clerked for the Honorable Glenn T. Harrell, Jr., on the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland. He has been recognized in the San Diego edition of Super Lawyers® for Employment Litigation-Defense since 2007.