David Levenberg Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Premises Liability and Security

Specialty Focus: Mall security, shopping center security, retail loss prevention, contract security, negligent security, inadequate security, security training, negligent training, hiring and screening, contract guards,

Education: B.S. Criminology, Cal State University at Long Beach

Years in Practice: 20

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 6


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FOR OVER THREE DECADES MR. LEVENBERG HAS MANAGED AND PARTICIPATED IN THE DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF LOSS PREVENTION AND PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAMS IN BOTH RETAIL AND SHOPPING CENTER PROPERTIES NATIONALLY AND INTERNATIONALLY. AS PRESIDENT OF CENTER SECURITY SERVICES, HE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR GUIDING HIS CLIENTS THROUGH THE SOMETIMES COMPLEX WORLD OF RISK MITIGATION, REPUTATION MANAGEMENT, AND OPERATIONAL STABILITY AND LITIGATION SUPPORT. PRIOR TO FOUNDING CSS, HE WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PUBLIC SAFETY, LOSS PREVENTION AND EMERGENCY PLANNING PROGRAMS FOR OVER 300 REGIONAL AND SUPER REGIONAL SHOPPING CENTERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY WHILE SERVING AS VICE PRESIDENT OF SECURITY FOR GENERAL GROWTH PROPERTIES AND MACERICH . PRIOR TO HIS TIME IN THE SHOPPING CENTER INDUSTRY HE HELD A NUMBER OF FIELD AND CORPORATE LOSS PREVENTION POSITIONS FOR SEARS AND TARGET STORES. HIS INTERNATIONAL CONSULTING HAS TAKEN HIM TO BRAZIL, CHILE, ECUADOR, EUROPE AND MEXICO TO DATE. MR. LEVENBERG HAS BEEN A FREQUENT LECTURER FOR THE INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF SHOPPING CENTERS, THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR INDUSTRIAL SECURITY, AND OTHER TRADE AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS. HE HAS AUTHORED AND BEEN QUOTED IN A NUMBER OF ARTICLES IN TRADE PERIODICALS AND NEWSPAPERS AROUND THE COUNTRY. HE EARNED HIS BACHELORS DEGREE IN CRIMINOLOGY FROM CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY AT LONG BEACH AND HAS ATTENDED AND PARTICIPATED IN NUMEROUS SECURITY AND MANAGEMENT TRAINING PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT HIS CAREER.