David German represents individuals and families in a broad range of disability rights and education matters. A substantial part of his practice involves appellate litigation.
David received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his J.D., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. During law school, David participated in the Children’s Legal Issues Clinic. He also served as a Judicial Extern for both the Honorable Margaret M. Morrow of the United States District Court for the Central District of California and the Honorable Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. David received USC Law’s Edward and Eleanor Shattuck Award, the USC Public Interest Law Foundation Student of the Year Award, and the State Bar of California Wiley W. Manuel Award. He was also named a Graduate Fellow of the USC Center for Law, History, and Culture and served as the Managing Editor of the Pacific Philosophical Quarterly.
After graduating from law school, David completed his Ph.D. in Philosophy while working as a Habeas Corpus Law Clerk for the United States District Court for the Central District of California. His dissertation focused on issues in professional ethics faced by attorneys whose work is dedicated to civil rights and social change.