David B. Ezra
David has a knack for helping parties find common ground and for achieving settlements even in the most challenging of circumstances. He currently provides executive leadership for the Orange County Bar Association, serving as Secretary/Treasurer for its Alternative Dispute Resolution section.
David was featured as one of Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in Southern California, added to the list of Best Lawyers of America 2015 and 2016, and was selected as one of Orange County’s Top 5 Attorneys for several consecutive years by OC Metro magazine. He also was named to the list of “Top 100” Southern California Super Lawyers for 2013-2016 and named to the list of “Top 50” Orange County Super Lawyers for 2010-2016.
David also acts as a volunteer arbitrator for the Orange County Bar Association’s mandatory attorney fee arbitration program.
David earned his J.D. from the University of Southern California in 1990 (Order of the Coif, Top 3%) where he was an editor of the Southern California Law Review. He completed his mediation training and certification in 2005 through UC Irvine’s Conflict Management and the Use Of Alternative Dispute Resolution Program.
David writes and speaks extensively on mediation, insurance, employment and other aspects of law. His most recent mediation article is “The Mediator’s Nightmare” as featured in the Orange County Bar Association publication OC Lawyer. When he isn’t practicing law or mediating, he concentrates on baseball. In 2008, David published a book on baseball and steroids -- “Asterisk: Home Runs, Steroids, and the Rush to Judgment” (Triumph Books, Foreword by Mike Schmidt).
David B. Ezra