David Schecter Named Partner by Miller Barondess, LLP
January 04, 2022 03:59 PM Eastern Standard Time
LOS ANGELES—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Miller Barondess, LLP, a litigation firm in Los Angeles, is pleased to announce that David Schecter has joined its partnership.
David is a trial attorney whose practice focuses on media, technology, entertainment and environmental litigation. Throughout his career, David has represented numerous prominent businesses and individuals, including Smokey Robinson, Nile Rodgers, Mötley Crüe, Allen Media Group, Entertainment Studios, The Weather Channel, Callaway Golf, PGA Tour and NBA players, music managers, record labels and music publishers. David also has substantial trial, appellate and arbitration experience, having secured victories for clients in the U.S. Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and state and federal trial courts throughout California. He has recovered over $150 million for clients in settlements and verdicts.
David’s recent victories include securing an arbitration award which voided restrictive covenants and allowed former employees of a multi-billion dollar investment company to form a competing business, obtaining a $3 million settlement on the eve of trial in a police shooting case, securing a precedent-setting Ninth Circuit decision on First Amendment and federal civil rights issues, obtaining a $2.5 million jury verdict and a $1.8 million award of attorneys’ fees in a case involving an aircraft ground collision, successfully defending a private equity and real estate company against arbitration claims of over $20 million, and securing a favorable settlement for a venture capital firm against corporate officers for fraud and breach of fiduciary duty as a result of their mismanagement of a bio-tech firm that is working on cutting-edge cancer diagnostic technology.
Per firm partner Skip Miller, “David is a highly skilled litigator with significant victories under his belt. He is a remarkable guy, and I’m really glad to have him in the partnership.”
David received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a senior editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. David received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Yale University in 2006. Before starting his law practice, David played professional lacrosse for the Philadelphia Barrage in the MLL.
“I am honored to be joining the Miller Barondess partnership. The partners have taught me how to win cases and get results for clients, and I can say that I have learned from the best. I am very excited about our future as a firm and look forward to continuing to represent our great clients,” said David.
About Miller Barondess, LLP:
Miller Barondess, LLP is a 40-lawyer firm that has served the Los Angeles community since 2006. Its team handles high-stakes litigation, trial and appellate work in California and around the country. The firm represents clients ranging from celebrities to Fortune 500 companies to government, as well as providing pro bono assistance in the local community.