David Solinger is Of Counsel to Hunsucker Goodstein.

Mr. Solinger began his association with Hunsucker Goodstein in 1997 in a co-counsel capacity while at the same time maintaining an independent law practice. Mr. Solinger is involved in mass toxic tort and groundwater contamination cases as well as federal environmental cost recovery claims. Mr. Solinger represents clients in both state and federal courts as well as in the California Supreme Court.

Mr. Solinger brings to the firm over 37 years of experience as a litigator. In addition to his experience in environmental matters, Mr. Solinger has been extensively involved with issues related to real property and land use matters, including Conditional Use Permit matters, sub-division law, variances, zone changes, and representation at governmental hearings including Planning Commissions, City Councils, and Board of Supervisors.

In addition to his work as a litigator, Mr. Solinger served for over 9 years as member of the City of West Covina Planning Commission, and has served as a Los Angeles County Superior Court Arbitrator and Judge Pro Tem in the Los Angeles County Court system. He also acts as a privately retained mediator and arbitrator in environmental cases including Clean Water Act citizen suits, insurance coverage litigation, personal injury and property damage cases and court-ordered binding real property arbitrations, as well as mediation of real estate disputes and general civil matters.

Education

1976

Juris Doctor 1976, Southwestern University School of Law, Los Angeles, California

1972

Bachelor of Arts and Social Science/Government, California State University, Los Angeles, 1972 Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society

Honors

2015

Mr. Solinger became an American Arbitration Association panel member on its National Roster of Arbitration and Mediation Neutrals.

2007 - 2015

Mr. Solinger was recognized as a 2007-2010 and 2012-2015 Southern California Super Lawyer for Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation.