David Hochman is a transactional partner at Glaser Weil with more than 25 years’ experience serving clients in various business industries. David’s practice focuses on intellectual property issues, entertainment licensing and general business matters. His experience includes counseling companies, start-up businesses and individuals in connection with a broad range of transactional and litigation matters.

In every matter, David provides a personalized approach to effectively achieve the client’s goals, offering both practical and proactive legal services is essential to achieve desired outcomes.

David is highly sought after for:

  • Trademark matters
  • Branding clearance
  • General corporate advice and counsel
  • Transactional counsel in connection with litigation
  • Intellectual property due diligence

Prior to joining Glaser Weil, David was a partner at a Los Angeles-based full service law firm.

David’s extensive experience is complemented by his active involvement in the legal and broader community. He is the founder and president of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Foundation. He currently serves as a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, in the intellectual property section, and the Beverly Hills Bar Association, in the entertainment law division. David is a member of the Wexner Heritage Foundation and sits on the executive committee of the Legal Services Division of the United Jewish Fund of Los Angeles. He is also a board member of the Brent Shapiro Foundation.

David earned his law degree from Loyola Law School, and received his bachelor’s degree from UCLA in history.


David’s notable experience includes his representation of:

  • Rachel Zoe, an American fashion designer and businesswoman, in license, trademark and influencer agreements.
  • Eternal Beverages, Inc., which produces Eternal Water, in providing comprehensive corporate counsel for the premium bottled water company.
  • Tinsley Transfers, a special effects and makeup company, in overseeing the company’s trademark portfolio.
  • Wildfire, Inc., an industry leader in black light UV lighting, in managing the company’s trademark portfolio, including infringement actions.
  • Evolutionary Apparel, a clothing company, in various trademark work.


Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition

Bruce I. Hochman Maimonides Torch of Justice Award, The Jewish Federation of Los Angeles Legal Division

Leadership and Community

Founder and president, Los Angeles Sheriff's Foundation

Board member, Brent Shapiro Foundation for Drug Prevention

Member, Legal Services Division of the United Jewish Fund of Los Angeles, Executive Committee

Member, Wexner Heritage Foundation

Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section

Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Entertainment Law Division


Loyola Law School, J.D.

University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., History


  • California
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