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Jan 18, 2019 David E. Hackett
GMSR’s David Hackett elevated to Partner

Greines, Martin, Stein and Richland LLP (GMSR) is pleased to announce that David Hackett has become the firm’s newest partner.  Before joining GMSR, David was an associate at Latham & Watkins LLP and a law clerk to Judge Alfred T. Goodwin of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and Judge Gary A. Feess of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

At GMSR, David has represented a wide range of corporate, public, and private clients and successfully prosecuted and defended numerous appeals and writ petitions.  He has also briefed dispositive and post-trial motions and monitored trials and hearings to preserve legal issues and objections for appeal.  He has obtained multiple published and unpublished appellate victories, including Kanno v. Marwit Capital Partners II, L.P. (2017) 18 Cal.App.5th 987, and Novak v. Fay (2015) 236 Cal.App.4th 329.

David received his law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, where he was the valedictorian of his graduating class.  He received his undergraduate degree from UCLA, where he graduated magna cum laude and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

GMSR, which has offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, is one of the nation’s leading civil appellate law firms. Its appellate attorneys have extensive experience and success in handling cases in the United States Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court, and in federal and state appellate courts across the country.