Sophisticated, Cost-Effective Representation

The Law Office of David Codell offers clients cost-effective solutions combined with well-recognized legal expertise, skill, and accomplishment. David Codell has more than two decades of legal experience and has represented both companies and individuals in complex business, entertainment, constitutional, and appellate matters. He has secured numerous precedent-setting victories and has received many honors for his work as an attorney.

Mr. Codell’s credentials include graduating with high honors from Harvard College and Harvard Law School and clerking for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Mr. Codell previously practiced constitutional law with one of the nation’s preeminent constitutional litigators and was a partner at a large law firm in Los Angeles. He has operated his own firm since 2003; served as Visiting Legal Director of the Willliams Institute, a think tank at UCLA School of Law; and successfully represented same-sex couples in one of the cases in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in June 2015 that same-sex couples throughout the nation have a constitutional right to marry.

Practice Areas

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
    • Contract Disputes and Business Torts
    • Employment Disputes
    • Securities Litigation
    • Unfair Competition

  • Appellate and Constitutional Litigation
    • General Appellate Litigation
    • First Amendment Litigation
    • Civil Rights Litigation

  • Entertainment, Media, and Intellectual Property Litigation
    • Copyright, Idea Submission, and Digital Rights Enforcement
    • Profit Participation and Entertainment Contract Disputes
    • Rights of Privacy, Publicity, Libel and Slander