David A. Loewenthal

David A. Loewenthal


Born: Los Angeles, California, May 25, 1962.

Admitted to practice: 1987: California; United States District Court for the Central District of California.

Preparatory Education: University of California at Los Angeles, B.A. 1984.

Legal Education: Loyola Marymount University School of Law, J.D., 1987 Recipient of Scott Moot Court Honors.

Member:   American Bar Association;  Los Angeles County Bar Association;  California State Bar Association; San Fernando Valley Bar Association; Ventura County Bar Association; Litigation Subsections of Los Angeles County Bar; Construction and Environmental Subsections of the American Bar Association; Consumer Attorneys of California; California Association of Community Managers; Community Associations Institute-Los Angeles and Channel Islands Chapters; former member of Board of Directors of Channel Islands Chapter of Community Associations Institute and chairman of Bylaws Committee; former member of CACM Legal Steering Committee

Mr. Loewenthal is one of the founding Partners of Loewenthal, Hillshafer & Carter, LLP, a firm which specializes in representing community associations in Southern California. His practice includes representing associations as both plaintiffs and as defendants in litigation matters ranging from construction defect litigation to actions to enforce association governing documents, providing general counseling to associations, drafting and amending of governing documents and contracts.

Mr. Loewenthal has lectured on various topics effecting community associations through the Greater Los Angeles and Channel Islands Chapters of the Community Associations Institute, California Association of Community Managers, and organizations promoting education concerning the operation of community associations. Such lectures include Annual Legal updates; Insurability Issues; Navigating through Litigation, Construction Defect Litigation; Construction Contract Negotiation; Running effective Board Meetings, Living in a Homeowners Association, etc.

Mr. Loewenthal has published numerous articles including:  The Ten Key Points to a Construction Contract, Pros and Cons of Construction Defect Cases, Business Judgment Rule or Objective Standard of Reasonableness, How to Deal with Neighbor Disputes, Navigating through Litigation, Duties and Obligations of Board of Directors and Running Effective Board Meetings.

Mr. Loewenthal is an AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell.

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