PHOENIX — Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointment of David Weinzweig to the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division One.
David is a partner at Ellman Weinzweig LLC and has a long history as a civil practitioner in both the private and public sectors. David’s practice involves complex litigation matters before trial and appellate courts, including antitrust, consumer fraud, securities fraud, bankruptcy, real estate, elections, contracts, patents, trademarks, and product liability.
“David’s integrity and commitment to the law will make him a great addition to the Court of Appeals,” said Governor Ducey.
From 2012-2017, David worked as Senior Litigation Counsel for the Arizona Attorney General in the Solicitor General’s Office where he defended Arizona statutes against constitutional challenges, including legal challenges against state criminal laws and capital punishment methods. David also served on the Attorney General Opinion Committee and drafted legal opinions in response to requests from state and county officials. Prior to this, David was an attorney at Lewis and Roca in Phoenix.
David has served as Co-Chair and Chair of the Judge Learned Hand Awards Program and was a member of the Civil Jury Instructions Committee for the State Bar of Arizona. David also was a member of the Local Rules of Practice Advisory Committee for the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona and the Arizona Supreme Court’s Committee on Civil Justice Reform.
David received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Arizona and obtained his law degree in 1997 from Arizona State University, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.
The appointment of David was made to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Margaret H. Downie.