655 West Broadway
Suite 1400
San Diego, CA 92101
P 619.233.5500    F 619.233.5535

David Schneider

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David Schneider earned his undergraduate and law degrees at the University of Texas in Austin, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He began his law practice in San Diego in 1988 at Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps — which merged with McKenna Long & Aldridge, and later Dentons. In 1994 he founded Yunker & Schneider, an AV-rated boutique litigation firm.

David has tried dozens of cases to judges and juries. He tries to "cut to the chase" to resolve cases as efficiently and quickly as possible. If David’s style fits your case, he could be an excellent lawyer for you.

Direct Dial: (619) 233-5562
Email: dks@yslaw.com

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Since 2017 AV-rated name partner with Schneider & Branch. Practice specialized in business litigation, general contract disputes, real estate disputes, personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, and construction defect litigation.
1994-2017 Practice specialized in business litigation, general contract disputes, real estate disputes, personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability, and construction defect litigation.
1988-1994 Senior Associate in trial department of 150+ lawyer San Diego firm of Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps. Practice specialized in business litigation, product liability, premises liability, and personal injury matters.

EDUCATION

1985-1988 University of Texas, School of Law Juris Doctor 1998
Teaching Assistant: Business Law 1987-1988
1981-1985 University of Texas Bachelor of Arts, Government Honors Program
Graduated with High Honors
Phi Beta Kappa 1985
Outstanding Academic Achievement Award
Dean's List 1981-1985
1984 Salzburg College Salzburg, Austria

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND AFFILIATIONS

  • American Trial Lawyers Association.
  • American Inns of Court - Welch Chapter (Master 2015-present), Welch Chapter (Barrister 1997-98), Enright Chapter (Associate 1992-93).
  • Municipal Court Judge Pro Tem.
  • Arbitrator - San Diego County Bar Association.

RECOGNITION AND AWARDS

AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell annually since 1994.

ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates)

Named "San Diego Super Lawyer" for business litigation in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.

Named "San Diego Top Lawyer List" for corporate litigation annually since 2011.

Named "Top 25 Lawyers in San Diego" for corporate litigation in 2011.

San Diego Trial Lawyers Association - Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award 1998.

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