Virginia, US

David manages a legal team that advises individual clients, small-and medium-sized for-profit and non-profit organizations, and Fortune-500 companies, in such industries as information technology, advertising/media, education, financial services, video games, athletes and luxury hospitality. David has extensive experience with all major employment-based temporary and permanent visa categories, as well as with family-based permanent residence applications and applications for U.S. citizenship. David is certified as a Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law, certified by the State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization.


Southwestern University School of Law | J.D., 1989
University of California, Los Angeles | B.A., 1986

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: California

Faculty Positions: Former Adjunct Professor of Law, Western State University School of Law (2004)

Member, Orange County Bar Association

Member, Immigration Section, OCBA

Member, American Immigration Lawyer's Association

Former Chair, Immigration Section, OCBA (2007)

Former Vice Chair, Immigration Section, OCBA (2006)

Assisted numerous prominent athletes, and business leaders to obtain “extraordinary ability” classification based on demonstrated international expertise and prominence in their fields

Represented numerous individuals and mid to large sized companies to secure E-2 “treaty investor” visa status, in such industries as Finance, Real Estate, Marketing, Information Technology, and Retail Sales

Assisted individuals to obtain permanent residence or fiancé visa status based on their marriage to U.S. citizens

Publications and Lectures

Lecturer, Immigration and Nationality Law.

Lecturer, Ethics in Immigration Law.

Author, articles on business immigration law matters for numerous publications.