David R. "Dave" Sugden

David R. "Dave" Sugden

Call & Jensen

Recognized since 2021

Newport Beach, California

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

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Dave Sugden is a business trial lawyer. Mr. Sugden, who was recognized in 2020 as one of the “Top 50 Super Lawyers in Orange County,” and previously recognized by California’s Daily Journal as one of “California’s 20 Top Attorneys Under 40,” has represented business entities both as a plaintiff and defendant throughout the country.

Mr. Sugden has won several seven- and eight- figure jury verdicts and judgments for corporate plaintiffs and has successfully defended several high-stakes cases for corporate defendants. Mr. Sugden has served as lead counsel in matters in California, New York, Texas, Oklahoma, Florida, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Georgia.Mr. Sugden has tried cases on behalf of corporate and individual plaintiffs and defendants in claims involving trademark, copyright, unfair competition, trade dress, trade secrets, and employment claims.

Contact & Links


  • 610 Newport Center Drive, Suite 700
    Newport Beach, CA 92660


  • Pepperdine University School of Law , graduated 2001
  • Pepperdine University, graduated 1998

Call & Jensen
Newport Beach, California

4 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation


  • Top 50 SuperLawyers in Orange County (2020)
  • Top 50 SuperLawyers in Orange County (2018)
  • California Daily Journal Top 20 Under 40 (2009)


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