October 19, 2019 | Rabi David (JD ’10) was a part of a team from his law firm, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, that recently won a civil suit for a college student who claimed she was raped, and was sued for defamation. The win was recently featured in the American Lawyer.
Prior to joining Orrick, Rabi served more than 10 years active duty in the United States Air Force as an aviator, maintenance officer and Judge Advocate General. As a JAG officer, he prosecuted sexual assault courts-martial and disciplinary infraction discharges, and legally advised more than 60 commanders as the Chief of Military Justice. During his military service, Rabi also flew as an Electronic Warfare Officer on AC-130 Gunships and supervised the maintenance of RC-135 Rivet Joints for eight years. Afterwards, Rabi gained substantial motion practice experience as a civil litigator, writing and orally presenting in California state and federal courts.
During Rabi’s time at Pepperdine Law, he was the Managing Editor of the Pepperdine Law Review. Rabi is married to fellow classmate Hannah David (JD ’10), and the couple reside in Sacramento.
The American Lawyer article may be found here