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David W. Corneil

Senior Attorney

San Diego

One America Plaza
600 West Broadway, Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92101
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J.D., cum laude, California Western School of Law, San Diego, California, 2012
B.A., University of Washington-Seattle Campus, Seattle, Washington, 2007
M.A., summa cum laude, University of Linkoping, Linkoping, Sweden, 2007
State Bar Licenses
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit

David W. Corneil

Senior Attorney

David Corneil’s practice focuses on the defense of Products Liability claims involving medical devices, pharmaceuticals, supplements, life sciences, and commercial products. David also regularly represents clients in business disputes, warranty litigation, insurance disputes, commercial transactions, and premises liability claims.

Prior to joining Clark Hill PLC, David practiced Mass Torts, Personal Injury, and Real Estate Litigation. Over his career David has successfully guided individual and corporate clients through every stage of litigation all over California and in several other jurisdictions. David received his J.D. from California Western School of Law where he was an editor of the School’s Law Review and International Law Journal, and worked with the California Innocence Project. David also served as a judicial extern to US Magistrate Judge Louisa Porter.


  • "Harboring WikiLeaks: Comparing Swedish and American Press Freedom in the Digital Age,” California Western International Law Journal, 41 Cal. W. Int’l L. J. 477.
  • “Banning Sharia: The U.S. Push to Keep Islamic Law Out of Its Courts,” Transnational Legal Scholars Workshop on Global Trends in Law and Religion, University of Lucerne, Switzerland
  • “The Streisand Effect, WikiLeaks, and Social Media,” 30th Annual American Bar Association Forum on Communications Law
Practice Areas
Areas of Emphasis
Product Liability