David W. Swift

David W. Swift: Attorney with Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump & Aldisert LLP


David Swift handles a wide range of complex litigation matters, including intellectual property litigation, complex business litigation, entertainment litigation and white-collar criminal defense. David currently serves on the Judicial Appointments Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, which is responsible for evaluating and rating candidates for judicial office. David also serves on the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Litigation Section Executive and Federal Court Coordinating Committee. Before joining KWIKA, David served as a law clerk to the Honorable Cynthia Holcomb Hall in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and practiced civil litigation at the Los Angeles office of Munger Tolles & Olson.

David has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in Super Lawyers magazine every year from 2010 to 2014—an honor awarded to the top 2.5% of lawyers in the Southern California area under 40 years of age. In 2011, David was named to the New Leaders Council’s “40 Under 40,” a national award recognizing 40 progressive leaders under the age of 40. In 2013, Mr. Swift was named as one of “Hollywood’s New Leaders” by Variety Magazine.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(310) 566-9856  Phone
University Attended:
Pomona College, B.A., Politics, Philosophy and Economics; Associate Chair of Judicial Council, four-year member of the men’s varsity soccer team, 2001
Law School Attended:
University of Southern California, J.D., President of Public Interest Law Foundation, Member of USC Law Review, Order of the Coif, 2004
Year of First Admission:
2004, California
State Bar of California
Judicial Appointment Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association (2009 – present)
Litigation Section Executive Committee, Los Angeles County Bar Association (2010 – present)
Board of Trustees, Los Angeles County Bar Association (2008 – 2010)
President, Los Angeles Bar Association Barristers (2009 – 2010)
Birth Information:
Palo Alto, California, June 25, 1979

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Santa Monica, California

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