David M. Rosenberg-Wohl


David graduated from Harvard College (B.A. Classics, 1983) and Harvard Law School (J.D., 1986). David also holds a Ph.D. in Jewish Studies (historiography) from the University of California, Berkeley and the Graduate Theological Union (2014).

Before founding Hershenson Rosenberg-Wohl, A Professional Corporation (HRW), David practiced law as a partner in the litigation boutique Marion’s Inn, LLP, established Business Litigation Counsel, LLP, served as a member of the board of directors of Lasky, Haas & Cohler, P.C., and worked as an associate at McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen.

In addition to being a member of the California Bar, David is a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court (to which he submitted the Respondents’ brief in Spirit Airlines, Inc. v. Maizes, et al. (No. 18-617), as well as a member of the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Ninth and D.C. Circuits, and all U.S. District Courts in California.



David has extensive experience in business disputes, particularly on issues of interest to professionals. He has provided advice to, and represented in both litigation and arbitration, individuals in a wide range of disputes with boards of directors and corporate management.

David focuses upon the enforcement of contracts and arbitration provisions, the trade secret and antitrust aspects of unfair competition, the fiduciary duties owed by individuals to each other, real estate conflicts, and a range of employment issues.



David has presented nationally on the subject of the attorney-client privilege. He has published articles on the enforcement of arbitration provisions in contracts in the San Francisco Daily Journal and in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, and he has written on legislative developments for the Harvard Journal on Legislation.

David served as Curator of the exhibition, Il Ghetto: Forging Italian Jewish Identities 1516-1870, at San Francisco’s Museo ItaloAmericano in 2008-09, a project that involved publications, public presentations and television interviews. In 2016 David spoke at the San Francisco event commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Venetian Ghetto.