David A Berstein

Contact: 949.623.8750
Law School: Whittier Law School - Whittier College
Jurisdictions: California
9th Circuit


About David A Berstein
David A. Berstein joined Myers Lin, LLP in October 2012 in an “Of Counsel” capacity and will continue to focus primarily on intellectual property-related litigation and business disputes.

In 1996, Mr. Berstein's legal background began at the Law Firm of Horton Barbaro & Reilly in Santa Ana where he initially clerked for Managing Partner Jay Cordell Horton. Mr. Berstein worked as an associate attorney at Horton, Barbaro where he was responsible for conducting trials and depositions in medical negligence and personal injury disputes. Mr. Berstein is experienced in mediation, law and motion briefing including appellate briefing, case selection and review, client relations, and, essentially, participation in every aspect of a lawsuit from initial contact with a prospective client to collection on a judgment following trial.

Beginning in May 2005, Mr. Berstein began working with the Goodman Law Group which eventually merged with another law firm to become Burkhalter Kessler Goodman & George. In July 2011, Mr. Berstein became a founding member of Goodman Mooney & Berstein in Irvine.

Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, Mr. Berstein graduated from California State University, Northridge with a B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Behavioral Neuroscience. He earned his J.D. from Whittier School of Law in June 1999 and was admitted to the State Bar of California in December of that year. While at Whittier, Mr. Berstein was a competing member of the Trial Advocacy Honors Board and was privileged with the Whittier Law Review’s publication of his article "The Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA), Pharmaceutical Malpractice, and Their Detrimental Effects on a Little Girl," Whittier Law Review, Volume 21, No. 1, Page 259.

Mr. Berstein is admitted to practice in all courts of the State of California and the United States District Courts for the Central, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California. He is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, the Orange County Jewish Bar Association, and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association.
Directory Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Trademarks
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
9th Circuit
Whittier Law School - Whittier CollegeLaw
California State University - NorthridgeB.S.Psychology/Behavioral Neuroscience


Articles & Publications
  • The Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA), Pharmaceutical Malpractice, and Their Detrimental Effects on a Little Girl
    Whittier Law Review


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