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David W. Kesselman is a Partner and Co-Chair of the Antitrust Group of Goldberg, Lowenstein & Weatherwax LLP. Prior to joining GLW, Mr. Kesselman was a partner in the highly regarded antitrust and litigation boutique, Blecher & Collins, P.C., in Los Angeles. He began his legal career at the international law firm, Jones Day. Mr. Kesselman has represented plaintiffs and defendants in complex litigation matters including: antitrust, unfair competition, business tort, copyright, class action, wrongful termination and professional malpractice cases. Mr. Kesselman has significant trial experience and has argued cases in both federal and state appellate courts. He has been selected as a Southern California Rising Star Super Lawyer every year from 2005 to 2013.
Mr. Kesselman is an adjunct professor of law at Loyola Law School where he teaches courses in U.S. and Global Antitrust Law. He also serves on the executive committee of the California State Bar Antitrust and Unfair Competition Section and he is a contributing author and editor of the leading treatise in California on antitrust and unfair competition law.
Mr. Kesselman received his J.D. from the University of California, Davis, where he was a member of the law review and received the U.C. Davis Lasky Antitrust Award. He holds an M.A. from the London School of Economics in International History. He received his B.A. from the University of California, Irvine, where he majored in political science and served as student body president.