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David W. Skinner

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David W. SkinnerCEO619.330.1700510.808.2000Bio PDF


For more than 30 years, David Skinner has focused on representing public entities in Eminent Domain and Inverse Condemnation actions at Meyers Nave. He is widely regarded as one of California’s leading attorneys in these areas of law. He represents clients throughout California on a wide variety of public acquisitions, including major projects for cities, counties, special districts, transportation entities, water districts, and housing authorities.

Above all, David’s extensive trial experience sets him apart—he has tried 32 cases throughout the state, including 20 jury trials and 12 bench trials. As a respected leader, David lectures extensively on various legal issues and has developed a reputation for partnering with public entities on large, regional infrastructure projects involving complex and high-stakes issues.

He appears in closed session with city councils, county boards and other legislative bodies regarding highly publicized litigation. He has also represented clients in several appeals that have established important legal precedents.

David has been Managing Principal for Meyers Nave since January 2011.



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