Attorney David T. Chapman Bio

Attorney David Chapman represents clients in high-stakes litigation before state and federal courts, and provides legal advice in regulatory matters before administrative agencies.

Mr. Chapman has experience with a wide range of industries including chemical, oil & gas, biotechnology, commercial real estate, hi-tech, medicine, and insurance. He has represented clients on a variety of contract, consumer, corporate, medical, employment, environmental, personal injury, public entity and municipality cases.

During law school, Mr. Chapman was a member of the Santa Clara Law Review, and served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Joyce L. Kennard, Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court. As a practicing attorney, he served as a law clerk for Justice Kennard.


J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law (1999)
B.A., English, University of California, Berkeley (1991)


American Jurisprudence Bancroft-Whitney Award, 1998

CALI Excellence for the Future Award, 1988

Awarded for excellent achievement in the study of Constitutional Law II


Mr. Chapman is a member in good standing of the State Bar of California.

He is admitted to practice before the following courts:

  • California Supreme Court and all state courts throughout California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California



  • American Bar Association
  • The Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Marin County Bar Association

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Our experienced lawyers serve clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, including Petaluma, Novato, San Rafael, Fairfax, San Anselmo, Mill Valley, Larkspur, Corte Madera, Tiburon, Sausalito, Walnut Creek, Concord, Martinez, Vallejo, Richmond, El Cerrito, Berkeley, Oakland, Alameda, Hayward, Fremont, Milpitas, San Jose, Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton, San Mateo, Burlingame, Daly City, Colma, Pacifica, and San Francisco. We also handle cases in other Northern California counties including Mendocino County and Sonoma County, as well as in Southern California, including Los Angeles County and Orange County.

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