David German

Vanaman German LLP

About David German

My firm, Vanaman German LLP, focuses exclusively on special education, disability discrimination, and cases involving the injury or abuse of students with disabilities. We specialize in special education litigation from IEP representation through due process hearings and into federal court. Our areas of expertise include: Special Education, School Discipline, Injury and Abuse at School, and Inclusive Education. We offer the full range of special education representation, from IEP advocacy to due process to federal court litigation. Our attorneys combine their deep knowledge of the substance and procedure of special education law with an understanding of education, assessment, and how school district's function, to ensure that our clients are provided with an education truly tailored to meet their individual needs.

Practice areas


Work experience

Vanaman German LLP
Co-managing Partner | 2020 - Present
Newman Aaronson Vanaman LLP
Partner | 2015 - 2019


University of Southern California
Ph.D. (2009), Ethics | 2009 - Present
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
J.D. (2006), Law | 2003 - 2006
University of Pennsylvania
B.A. (1997), Philosophy | 1997 - Present


2019 TASH Conference, Phoenix, AZ
Presenter | Dec 6, 2019
Mediation and Litigation to Obtain Inclusive Education


Client Champion Award
Martindale-Hubbell | 2020
Student of the Year Award
University of Southern California Public Interest Law Foundation | 2006
Edward and Eleanor Shattuck Award
University of Southern California Law School | 2006


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