David M Hershorin


David, a founding member of Hershorin & Henry, LLP,  blends his business knowledge and 30+ years of legal experience to enable clients to achieve their desired goals. David’s practice focuses on business issues primarily in the areas of health care, commercial real estate, employment, and insurance. Whether in the board room or in the court room, David remains focused on obtaining the right result.

In healthcare, David serves as general counsel to many healthcare providers including hospitals, physician groups, and healthcare providers.  He routinely advises boards of directors, CEOs, and management on operational, compliance, litigation, employment and labor, insurance, and dispute avoidance and resolution. He served as borrower’s counsel on hospital financing and represented many health care entities in sales or acquisitions.  David also served as a hospital compliance officer, investigative lead on employment and executive issues, and created and managed a hospital self-insured liability program achieving a premium savings of over $34m from 2002-2019.  On behalf of providers, David obtained favorable outcomes in significant disputes with health plans and insurers. 

In commercial real estate, he focuses on creditor’s rights and represents public and privately held companies, institutional lenders and CMBS loan servicers, receivers, property management companies, real estate brokerages, and high net worth individuals in both state and federal courts.  He served as lead counsel on several $100m+ receiverships involving commercial, multi-family, and industrial properties. 

Many of David’s clients, several of whom he has represented since the early 1990’s, rely on his advice, negotiating skills, and litigation experience to evaluate and favorably manage risk and, when disputes arise, obtain favorable resolutions. 

David’s professional memberships include the California and American Bar Associations, the Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Sections of the Los Angeles County and Orange County Bar Associations, the California Receivers Forum (former board member), the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, the American Health Lawyers Association, and he has been a licensed California Real Estate Broker since 1988.  David also served as a guest lecturer for the University of Southern California, MBA Program.

David graduated from the University of Southern California in 1987 and Whittier College School of Law School in 1990. In law school, he served as president of the Student Bar Association, was a founding member of the Justice Anthony Kennedy Inn of Phi Delta Phi International Legal Fraternity, and a member of the American Bar Association-Law Student Division 9th Circuit Board of Governors. He received Whittier Law School’s Outstanding Leadership Award for 1989-1990.

David is admitted in California and all United States District Courts located in California.