Resume of David W. Wiechert

Law Office of David W. Wiechert
115 Avenida Miramar
San Clemente, CA 92672
(949) 361-2822, dwiechert@aol.com
 


 
Education:
1973-1977: University of Michigan
B.A. with Distinction and Highest Honors in Political
Science
1977-1980: University of Michigan Law School
J.D. Cum Laude; Note Editor, University of Michigan Law
Review; Author of the “Haitian Vacation”, Volume 77 –
Michigan Law Review; Recipient of Howard Coblentz
Award for Performance on the Law Review
Past
Employment:
1987-1994: Layman, Jones & Dye, Irvine, CA
Litigation Partner from 1/88 -1/94
1983-1987: Assistant United States Attorney
Central District of California
Member of Major Frauds Unit
1980-1983: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Century City, CA
Litigation Associate
Professional
Experience:
Trial of over 40 cases in state and federal court, most by jury.
Representation of clients in civil, criminal and administrative
actions relating to potential violations of federal law. Won
acquittal of Director of General Accounting of Carl Karcher
Enterprises, Inc. in first insider trading prosecution filed in Central
District of California. Handled civil, criminal, and administrative
actions brought against President of Lincoln Savings & Loan for
violations of securities laws. Represented former Orange County
Treasurer in civil, criminal and administrative proceedings
stemming from bankruptcy. Defended executive in most
expansive FCPA indictment of individtuals filed to date involving
over 230 allegedly corrupt transactions in over 30 countries.
Academic
Affiliation:
Adjunct Professor, Chapman Law School