A leader in the field, David J. Noonan has amassed an impressive career over four decades, successfully representing high profile clients, receiving numerous recognitions from distinguished organizations and serving in leadership positions in San Diego’s major legal organizations.
Before becoming one of the founding partners of Noonan Lance Boyer & Banach, he was a founding partner at the award-winning law firm of Kirby Noonan Lance & Hoge, where he managed a diverse client roster that included America’s Cup yacht races, professional athletes, Fortune 500 companies and a former Playmate of the Year. He has an impressive trial record, having represented corporations in defense of major antitrust, securities, banking and product liability actions. Noonan has played a vital role in securing multimillion dollar judgments for plaintiffs in complex cases involving consumer class actions, antitrust claims and professional misconduct charges.
He has served as president of the San Diego County Bar Association, the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, the San Diego County Bar Foundation and the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), San Diego Chapter. Noonan is a member of the prestigious American College of Trial Lawyers and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
He is a past recipient of the Daniel T. Broderick Award for trial experience and professionalism, as recognized by the four major trial organizations in San Diego. Noonan has been named one of the “Best Lawyers in America” for commercial litigation for the past 20 years and is now also listed for legal malpractice defense and Bet-the-Company Litigation. He was twice named as San Diego Lawyer of the Year for Bet-the-Company Litigation and once as San Diego Lawyer of the Year for Legal Malpractice Defense. Super Lawyers also listed Noonan as one of the Top 10 Lawyers in San Diego in five editions.