David Corrick



David Corrick is an associate in the Sacramento office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Healthcare, Medical Malpractice, and Long-Term Care Practices.

Mr. Corrick has over two decades of experience as a litigator in state and federal courts, administrative forums, and appellate courts. He has practiced in diverse areas of law, including the defense of medical malpractice and elder abuse cases, and has served as both a prosecuting Deputy Attorney General and as defense counsel in professional licensing matters. He has represented hospitals, physicians, nurses, psychologists, allied health care professionals and skilled nursing facilities in all phases of civil litigation in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitral forums. 

Mr. Corrick holds a master’s degree in counseling psychology from California State University – East Bay and is a member of the California Psychological Association. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Corrick worked in a psychiatric hospital where he developed and implemented summer and after-school programs for children. 

Primary Area(s) of Practice

  • Healthcare
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Long-Term Care

Additional Experience


  • San Francisco County Bar Association
  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • California Academy of Attorneys for Health Care Professionals
  • Attorney Discipline Defense Counsel
  • California Psychological Association

Awards & Honors

Roger J. Traynor Honor Society


University of the Pacific-McGeorge School of Law

Juris Doctor, with distinction

California State University, East Bay (Hayward)

Master of Science, Counseling Psychology

Bethany University (Santa Cruz, CA)

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Published Opinons

  • Kirchmeyer v. Helios Psychiatry, Inc. (2023) 89 Cal.App.5th 352
  • Antelope Valley Groundwater Cases (JCCP No. 4408) (2018) 30 Cal.App.5th 602
  • Hall v. The Regents of the University of California (1996) 43 Cal.App.4th 1580


Pacific Law Journal

  • Editor: Symposium: Environmental Restraints on Water Law, 25 PAC. L.J. 901-1129 (1993)
  • Writer: Review of Selected 1992 California Legislation, 25 PAC. L.J. 591-1101 (1992)
  • “Physician Discipline in California: Reality Revealed” (The New Diagnosis, Summer 2013) 
  • “The Poet Lawyereate and Restitution Orders” (Plaintiff, July 2013)
  • “Don’t Mix Zucchinis with Cucumbers or You May End Up in Lodi” (Plaintiff, May 2013)

Thomson-Reuters (2013)

  • Multiple articles for “FindLaw” series, titles including: “Zimmer Hip Recall and Lawsuit FAQs”, “How Product Liability Differs from Medical Malpractice”, “Multidistrict Litigation Explained”, “How to Know Which Court Will Handle Your Case”, and “Paxil Lawsuit Information.”

Pro Bono & Philanthropy

  • Judge: Frances Carr Internal Trial Competition 2021, 2022
  • Judge: Martin Luther King, Jr. National Civil Rights Trial Competition 2019, 2020, 2021 
  • Judge: U.C. Davis School of Law, Asylum and Refugee Moot Court Competition 2018