David Nahmias is a staff attorney with the Center who leads the Consumer Law Advocates, Scholars & Students (CLASS) Network, a nationwide initiative dedicated to developing consumer law and economic justice curriculum, experiential opportunities, and coordinated projects at law schools around the country. David also supports the Center's ongoing economic justice advocacy and programs.
David previously served as an attorney at the Impact Fund, a non-profit organization that promotes civil rights and social justice through impact litigation and training. There, he launched and managed Impact LGBTQ, an initiative he started as a Justice Catalyst Fellow to expand the community of advocates for low-wage LGBTQ workers in California and nationwide. David also served as a law clerk for the Hon. Donna M. Ryu of the Northern District of California.
David holds degrees from U.C. Berkeley School of Law (J.D.), where he served as a Supervising Editor of the California Law Review and the Editor-in-Chief of the Berkeley Journal of International Law, and Claremont McKenna College (B.A.), where he completed a double major in International Relations and Spanish. Before law school, David worked for five years at Ashoka, a global non-profit organization supporting social entrepreneurship, in Washington D.C. and Mexico City as a Fulbright Scholar. He is admitted to practice law in California and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.