David W. Kesselman

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Top Rated Antitrust Litigation Attorney in Manhattan Beach, CA

Kesselman Brantly Stockinger LLP
 | 1230 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 400
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone: 310-307-4555
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2005 - 2013
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Antitrust Litigation (50%),
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Intellectual Property Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

David W. Kesselman is a partner at Kesselman Brantly Stockinger LLP in Manhattan Beach, California, where he works with antitrust actions, business litigation and intellectual property matters. He represents individuals, companies and other types of clients in Manhattan Beach and throughout California.

A graduate of the University of California, Irvine, Mr. Kesselman also holds a master's degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He earned his law degree from the University of California, Davis, and has represented clients in both state and federal courts.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Kesselman serves as an adjunct professor at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles. He has also served as a presenter on business law at California State University, Northridge, and has participated as a panelist for numerous conferences and seminars over the course of his legal career. In 2012, he was the keynote speaker at a law review symposium on antitrust law at Loyola Law School, Los Angeles.

Along with sharing his legal knowledge with others through teaching and lecturing, Mr. Kesselman has co-authored a variety of articles for the journal of the Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law and Privacy Section of The State Bar of California. In 2007, he co-authored an article that was published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal.

Mr. Kesselman is also a member of professional organizations including the American Bar Association and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers and is a member of the executive committee for the Los Angeles County Bar Association and The State Bar of California's antitrust and unfair competition sections.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Antitrust Litigation (50%): Antitrust & Trade Litigation

Business Litigation (40%)

Intellectual Property Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Antitrust & Trade Litigation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 6 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 9 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2005 - 2013

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About David Kesselman

Admitted: 1999, California

Professional Webpage: http://kbslaw.com/david-kesselman/

Honors/Awards:

  • UC Davis Lasky Antitrust Award
  • Southern California Super Lawyer, 2015
  • Rising Star Super Lawyer, 2005 - 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California State Bar’s Antitrust and Unfair Competition Section, Executive Committee, Member
  • American Business Trial Lawyers Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar's Antitrust and Unfair Competition Section, Executive Committee, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar’s Antitrust and Unfair Corporation Section, Vice Chair
  • American Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, U.S. and Global Antitrust Law, Loyola Law School (Spring 2012)
  • Adjunct Professor, Antitrust Law, Loyola Law School (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, upcoming 2016)
  • Lecturer, Business Law, California State University, Northridge (2010)
  • Vertical Price-Fixing: Why California’s Per Se Rule Against Resale Price Maintenance Is Actually Good For Businesses and Consumers: Plaintiff Perspective, Competition: The Journal of the Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section of the State Bar of California (Fall 2013) (co-author with Trevor V. Stockinger)
  • California Unfair Competition Law (Business & Professions Code section 17200), chapter in California Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law (Revised), The Antitrust and Unfair Competition law Section of the State Bar of California (2009-2014) (co-author and co-editor with Jordan Ludwig of updated chapter)
  • Health Industry, chapter in California Antitrust & Unfair Competition Law (Revised), The Antitrust and Unfair Competition law Section of the State Bar of California (2013-14) (co-author and co-editor with Majed Dakak of updated chapter)
  • “Changing Channels,” Op-ed in Los Angeles Daily Journal, October 30, 2007 (co-author with Maxwell M. Blecher)
  • Speaker, Antitrust, Privacy and Unfair Competition Law 101, 88th Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California (Oct. 9, 2015)
  • Speaker, Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law from A to Z, 87th Annual Meeting of the State Bar of California (Sept. 13, 2014)
  • Panelist, The Contest Behind the Contest: Antitrust and Personal Rights of Sports, Los Angeles County Bar, Antitrust and Unfair Competition Section (May 23, 2014)
  • Keynote Speaker, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review Symposium on Antitrust Law, Loyola Law School (Spring 2012)
  • Panelist, Advanced Principles: UCL Standing and Class Certification, State Bar of California Golden State Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Institute (October 21, 2010)

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Irvine, B.A., Honors: Student Body President, 1994
  • London School of Economics, M.A., 1995
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Office Location for David W. Kesselman

1230 Rosecrans Avenue
Suite 400
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Phone: 310-307-4555

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