Attorney David R. Denis went to University of Southern California (USC) for undergraduate and post graduate from California State University, Northridge in 1993 with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance. He later graduated from Southwestern University School of Law in 1997 with honors. Prior to his graduation, Mr. Denis received the honor of being on Southwestern University’s Law Review and Moot Court. Also, in 1997, he passed the California Bar Examination and was admitted to practice law in California.
Mr. Denis practices law solely in California. He is admitted to practice law in the following federal courts: the U.S. District Court, Central District of California; the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; the Federal Bar for the United States District Court; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court, the highest court in the country.
Mr. Denis has over twenty (20) years of legal experience. He has worked in private law practice for over fifteen (15) years in employment law and class action cases. Prior to his private practice career, he worked for both insurance defense and plaintiff’s firm on various litigation cases. Mr. Denis has over twenty-five jury and many more bench trials. Overall, Mr. Denis has over twenty (20) years’ worth of experience representing plaintiffs who sued their employers for harassment and workplace discrimination. Mr. Denis and his firm collected hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation via settlements and verdicts for his clients against big name companies such as Bank of America, CVS Pharmacy, the County of Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles, Southern California Edison, Durham, The Boeing Company, The Aerospace Company, County of Riverside, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Pomona Unified School District, LAUSD, Golden State Water Company, The Regents of the University of California, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Guess?, Inc., Universal Studios Hollywood, Kroger dba Ralphs, Cal Fire, State of California, Glendale Police Department, Republic Bag, Inc., Sigma Plastics, Inc., Amazon, Fareast Bank, Parker-Hannifin, Burrtec, Target, Post Alarms, Inc., Toyota, AppleOne, PPG Aerospace, and many, many others.
Mr. Denis has received various honors and awards. Notably in 2008-2009, he was nominated for “Best Attorney” in downtown Los Angeles by his peers. He was also nominated and polled as a “Best of L.A.” attorney by Channels 2 and 9 in Los Angeles. Additionally, he has many published and unpublished opinions from the California Appellate Court, the California Supreme Court, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. Denis is a member of the following organizations: the American Association for Justice (AAJ) (formerly Association of Trial Lawyers of America); the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA); National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA); the Los Angeles Bar Association; and the Beverly Hills Bar Association.