David P. Ruth
Of Counsel

Mr. Ruth is Of Counsel with Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek.  His practice emphasizes taxation and business law.


Mr. Ruth received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from University of Delaware, cum laude, in 1982 and his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law, magna cum laude, in 1991. He received his LL.M., in Taxation, summa cum laude, from the University of San Diego in 1997.

Employment Background

Prior to joining Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, Mr. Ruth was a shareholder in the law firm of Branton & Wilson in San Diego.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

  • Editor-in-Chief San Diego Law Review
  • Contributor The California Regulatory Law Reporter