David J Habib

David J Habib, J.D.

Adjunct Faculty Member

Westlake Village


Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan

Interests: family, foreign policy, history, films, travel, ice hockey

Past Chair, District Export Council of Southern California

Private Practice, Westlake Village, CA (Commercial and International Trade matters)



B.S., California State University Long Beach, Deans List

J.D., Southwestern University School of Law, Deans List, Law Review

Judicial Intern, United States Supreme Court, Washington, D.C. (honorary appointment)

Mediation and Advanced Mediation Training (AAA, LACBA) 


commercial and international business transactions; export and anti-corruption controls; contracts; payment and delivery risks; cross-border investments; trademarks and intellectual property protection and licensing; corporate formation and governance; business litigation; commercial arbitrations and mediation


"Some Comments on the Law of Separate Corporate Identity", Vol 1, No. 1, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (with J.P. Golbert)

"Contracts and the International Sale of Goods", Valley Lawyer, April 2019

"International Contracting: The Global Impact of Covid 19", Valley Lawyer, July 2021