David P. Reid


Mr. Reid is a Partner at Schumann Arevalo LLP. He earned his Juris Doctorate from Western State University. He handled complex large loss litigation, including wrongful death, multi-million dollar property and personal injury claims, all from the defense side. He uses his practical business experience, combined with his litigation experience, to effectively and aggressively defend the Firm’s clientele.

Mr. Reid has practiced for over 12 years as a civil litigator. His experience includes complex litigation involving long cause matters, medical and professional malpractice defense, lemon law defense, products liability defense, personal injury defense and large loss trucking matters. He has successfully handled multiple cases to completion. Mr. Reid is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts of California.

Professional Achievements:
  • Successfully defended multiple medical professionals, mental health professionals, and medical facilities.

  • Represented a landscaping contractor in claim for $50 million in damages, leading to dismissal after motion for summary judgment.

  • Represented a general contractor in wrongful death action, leading to successful outcome after motion for summary judgment.

  • Successfully defended multiple construction defect actions representing general and sub-contractors.

  • Represented child injured in school playground accident, resulting in $175,000.00 settlement.

Memberships and Community Involvement:
  • Orange County Bar Association

  • Technical Editor, Western State Law Review