David Killoran is a trial and appellate lawyer who has defended Global 100 companies in product liability cases for decades as national, regional, and/or local counsel.

    He serves as national coordinating counsel for one of the world's leading automobile manufacturers and also represents global pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers in individual and mass tort actions. David has supervised local counsel in numerous jurisdictions in major products liability litigation involving a wide variety of alleged defects in electronic devices, mechanical systems, foods, and drugs, including issues such as warnings, trade secrets, supplier indemnity, class actions, and consumer fraud. He also counsels clients in the area of product safety, risk management, and commercial law.

    He was extern to Hon. Arthur L. Alarcon, Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals.

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    • Gu v. BMW of North America, 132 Cal.App.4th 195 (2005).
    • Peterson v. General Motors Corp., 19 Cal.App.4th 1330 (1993).


    • Loyola University School of Law, J.D.
    • University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A.


    • California

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • San Francisco Bar Association
    • Santa Clara County Bar Association
    • American Bar Association

    • Co-author, "Liriano v. Hobart Corp.: Obvious Dangers, the Duty to Warn of Safer Alternatives, Heeding Presumption," 65 Brooklyn L. Rev. 717, 2000.
    • Author, "Exceeding Constitutional Boundaries of State Power: Are Insurance Rate and Withdrawal Regulations Inviting Federal Intervention?" Journal of Insurance Regulation, 575, 1991.

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