International Society of Primerus Law Firms

San Francisco, California Attorney
David S. Pearson

Phone: 925.944.9700


Languages: English

David S. Pearson primarily represents closely held businesses and their owners.  His clients look to him to act as general counsel since it is unnecessary for most businesses to have a full time attorney on staff.  David works with clients to resolve general business issues, whether it involves drafting and negotiating contracts, general business advice or litigation.  On the corporate side, David handles general corporate matters, formation/dissolution, contract drafting and review, and merger and acquisition transactions among others.  On the commercial real estate side, David handles buy/sell transactions, leasing and real estate litigation.  David has represented clients directly in numerous general civil litigation matters.

Recent representative matters include:

  • Resolution of two wage and hour class actions with one saving the client over $3,000,000;
  • Six completed M&A transactions in the last 18 months – 4 sale side and 2 buy side;
  • Numerous business formations both corporate and limited liability companies;
  • Obtained $150,000 judgment in collections action;
  • Defended breach of contract suit to California Supreme Court with success in fully dismissing two of five Plaintiffs saving client over $100,000;
  • Numerous commercial lease matters from both landlord and tenant sides including lease drafting and review and commercial evictions on behalf of landlords.
  • Represented clients in the purchase and sale of over $20M in commercial real estate.

 Practice Focus

  • Business
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • Contra Costa County Bar Association (Board of Directors, Solo and Small Firm board member and past President, prior co-Editor for the Contra Costa Lawyer)
  • Robert G. McGrath American Inns of Court (Board Member and Past President)
  • Captain Joseph House Foundation board member
  • Diablo View Rotary Club board member and Treasurer for DVR Foundation


  • U.C.  Hastings College of the Law (J.D. 1991)
  • University off Nevada-Reno (B.S. Business Administration – Economics)

Contact This Firm

Brothers Smith LLP

2033 North Main Street
Suite 720
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
United States

Law Firm Contact: Roger J. Brothers

Tel: 925.944.9700

Fax: 925.944.9701



Member Since: 2012

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