David Horowitz is a litigator with experience in complex commercial litigation and arbitration. He has represented and counseled clients in a variety of substantive areas including securities and shareholder litigation, financial services regulation, antitrust and trade regulation, bankruptcy litigation, commercial contracts, and employment.
Represents affiliates of the Royal Bank of Scotland in multiple actions brought by institutional investors alleging federal and state securities law violations arising out of the sale of residential mortgage-backed securities. (Cases pending in California, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Washington and Wisconsin)
Represented debtor-in-possession lender to subprime mortgage originator in a suit by the Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee alleging fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and aiding and abetting. Obtained summary judgment on all claims asserted against client.
Represented founder and former CEO of subprime mortgage originator in bankruptcy action brought by liquidating trustee alleging breach of fiduciary duty and fraudulent conveyance claims. Obtained favorable settlement on client's behalf.
Represented broker-dealer in arbitration brought by former employee claiming wrongful termination, breach of contract and unjust enrichment.
Represented cable set-top box manufacturer in antitrust litigation against competitor alleging violations of federal and state antitrust laws based on competitor's alleged monopolization of relevant markets, exclusive dealing and anticompetitive licensing practices relating to technology for interactive program guides.
Memberships & Affiliations
Los Angeles County Bar Association
American Bar Association, Litigation Section
Association of Business Trial Lawyers
“Rising Star” Southern California Super Lawyers, 2013-2014
SeminarsPanelist, “Loan Related Disputes: MBS, CLOs and Other Acronyms,” NERA Economic Consulting’s 2014 Finance, Law & Economics Securities Litigation Seminar, July 2014.
Second Circuit Court of Appeals
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
Central District of California
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York