Richard V. Zavala
Richard V. Zavala received his Bachelor of Arts from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He then attended Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa where he received his Juris Doctorate and was admitted to the California Bar in 2002. Mr. Zavala is licensed to practice before the United States District Court, Central District of California and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Prior to joining Davis, Grass, Goldstein & Finlay in 2007, Mr. Zavala worked as an associate with the law firm of McNeil, Tropp, Braun & Kennedy where he gained trial experience in the area of medical malpractice as well as experience in general liability and Admiralty law.
Mr. Zavala’s previous experience includes working as an associate at Carroll, Kelly, Trotter, Franzen & McKenna. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Zavala worked for the State Department on assignment to the International Civil Aviation Organization in Montreal, Canada.