David S. Henshaw was born and raised in San Jose. He attended California State University, Fullerton, where he obtained a Bachelors of Arts in Economics. After college he worked as a manager for AT&T. While at AT&T, he obtained a Master of Business Administration from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business.
David attended law school at University of the Pacific, McGeorge school of Law, graduating With Distinction, with a Certificate in International Legal Studies. At McGeorge, David was a staff writer for the Pacific McGeorge Global Business & Development Law Journal writing on potential estimated benefits of international trade on the environment in Brazil.
Following his first year of law school, he interned for Judge Robert O’Farrell at the Superior Court of California, County of Monterey. During his second and third years of law school David worked as a law clerk for the Radoslovich Law Corporation (now Radoslovich | Krogh) in Sacramento, California. There, he worked on a variety of litigation, including representing individuals and businesses in creditor bankruptcy actions, fraud and racketeering claims, and construction matters.
After graduation, David joined the law firm of Johnson & Moncrief. There he worked in the litigation and bankruptcy department, focusing on Chapter 11 and 12 bankruptcy matters, in addition to business litigation matters.
In his younger days, David earned the Eagle Scout award from the Boy Scouts of America. He is fluent in Portuguese, which he learned during the two years he spent in Brazil as a volunteer after high school. In his spare time, David enjoys spending time with his wife and young son. He also enjoys playing golf, hockey, and softball.
David is admitted to all courts in the State of California, as well as all Federal District Courts (Northern, Central, Southern, and Eastern). Additionally, David is a member of the Santa Clara County Bar Association, the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, the BYU Management Society, and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society.