David A. Sergenian

Contact Details


1055 W. Seventh St. 33rd Fl., Los Angeles, CA 90017


David A. Sergenian is a co-founding partner of Sergenian Ashby LLP. His practice concentrates in the areas of copyright, trademarks, trade secrets, partnership and startup disputes, appellate practice, and general commercial litigation. In addition, he has extensive experience in patent law, securities litigation, entertainment litigation, and employment actions. He has represented clients on “both sides of the v.,” including numerous Fortune 500 companies, in litigations, trials, arbitrations, and alternative dispute resolutions.

Prior to co-founding Sergenian Ashby LLP, David was an attorney at the law firms of Glaser Weil Fink Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP; Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP; and Gradstein, Luskin & Van Dalsem. Before entering law school, he worked as a film and video editor in feature films, documentaries, and television. He currently serves as outside General Counsel to The French Conservatory of Music in Beverly Hills.



Partnership Disputes

Law Firm

Sergenian Ashby LLP

Area of Practice

Appellate Practice, Copyright, Employment Actions, Entertainment Litigation, General Commercial Litigation, Partnership and Startup Disputes, Patent Law, Securities Litigation, Trade Secrets, Trademarks


State Bar of California; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Professional Affiliations

The French Conservatory of Music in Beverly Hills


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2003; M.A. (Philosophy & Literature), New York University, 2000; B.A. (Liberal Arts), New School University, 1999


Los Angeles