About Senior Partner David Hakimfar
Born in Los Angeles, California, David obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of California, Los Angeles. While enrolled, he spent six months in Siena, Italy, studying Art History and Italian for research work on his undergraduate thesis entitled “The Birth of The Italian Portrait.” After completing his degree at UCLA, he enrolled at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California. As a law student, his hard work earned recognition from the National Dean’s List and Honor Roll. He also served as President of the Jewish Student Union in two consecutive terms. While in law school, David’s highest privilege was serving at the San Diego Public Defender’s Office, and subsequently working at Manning & Marder, and Girardi & Keese.
Among David’s earlier accomplishments, he obtained a milestone judgment for the former Chief Financial Officer of IX Energy, Inc. At trial, iIn a real-life “David v. Goliath” showdown, the Court found that Defendant IX Energy, Inc. committed breach of contract after unreasonably refusing to make severance payments to its former Chief Financial Officer. After proving the energy giant’s guilt, David obtained a six-figure judgment in Plaintiff’s favor, which included the Plaintiff’s attorney fees and costs.
In addition to the law, David pledges time to community service and social justice efforts. Namely, he has participated in a mentorship program at Daniel Webster Middle School and fought to defend free and fair elections.
During his free time, David enjoys spending his time with family, coaching youth basketball, and playing the blues and classic rock on his electric guitar.
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