David S. Ettinger
David Ettinger joined the firm in 1982 and was a partner for almost 30 years until he became “Of Counsel” in 2018. At Horvitz & Levy, he has briefed and argued dozens of appeals, including more than a dozen arguments before the California Supreme Court. In addition, he has been published in a variety of legal publications, including several articles on the discoverability of hospital peer review committees. He is a past president of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers and a fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.
Mr. Ettinger served two terms on the Appellate Advisory Committee for the Judicial Council of California, to which he was appointed by Chief Justice Ronald George. Also, at the invitation of Justice Joyce Kennard, he was a member of the Appellate Rules Revision Project Task Force, which spearheaded the first comprehensive revision of the California Rules of Court on appeals in almost 60 years. Since 2008, Mr. Ettinger has been named a “Best Lawyer” by The Best Lawyers in America. He is also “AV Preeminent” rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He was listed as a Southern California Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers Magazine each year since 2011.