David Boren, together with Greg Weisman, launched the Los Angeles office of Ritholz Levy on March 26, 2012. He is a partner and West Coast Chair of the Litigation Practice of the firm.
For over 15 years, David has provided comprehensive and experienced litigation services to individuals and business owners throughout California. David works diligently to help find efficient and cost-effective resolutions for each client. David's practice consists of business litigation, entertainment litigation and intellectual property litigation. Within business litigation, David has litigated contract disputes, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud claims, trade secret claims, licensing disputes and defamation claims for individuals and corporations. In intellectual property litigation, David has represented apparel companies, toy companies, film producers and studios in copyright infringement and trademark infringement actions. David has also litigated entertainment cases involving merchandise disputes, disputes over rights to screenplays, idea submission cases, royalty disputes, as well as breach of contract and fraud cases within the entertainment field.
David was recognized by Los Angeles Magazine as a Rising Star from 2004-2010 in its annual list of top lawyers in Southern California, an honor bestowed upon the top 2.5% of all attorneys under the age of 40. David is a member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association and the Litigation and Intellectual Property Sections of the State Bar of California.
David is also very involved in the community. He has been an active member of The Jewish Federation for the past 10 years. In 2010, David was the Chairman of the Annual Jewish Federation Legal Division Dinner. He was also a founding member of EMET, which consists of young members of the Legal Division under the age of 40. David is currently serving a 2-year term as the Legal Division Vice-Chair. David has also served on a committee which raised funds for Habitat for Humanity. David is very involved with youth sports, coaching his children's basketball, soccer and baseball teams.
David began his career as an attorney at a plaintiff’s litigation boutique firm in 1997. From 1998-2002, David was with a highly respected commercial litigation firm. From 2002-2009, David was an attorney at an entertainment transactional and litigation boutique firm, where he became a partner in 2006. In October of 2009, David formed his own firm, the Law Offices of David H. Boren, in Beverly Hills, California, continuing to represent his clients in litigation matters.
Education: University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 1996, and University of California at Berkeley, B.A., 1992.
Admitted to practice in state and federal courts in California.