David Sarif was born in Cape Town, South Africa and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He attended the prestigious McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration. Mr. Sarif subsequently attended Georgia State University College of Law and graduated in May 2004.
While in law school, Mr. Sarif achieved accolades including a CALI award and the top grade in Securities, Interests, and Liens. Mr. Sarif has also prepared materials for, written articles for, and presented at various Continuing Legal Education seminars for organizations such as the American Bar Association, State Bar of Georgia, the Atlanta Bar Association, the National Business Institute, and Henning Mediation and Arbitration Service and LEI.
Mr. Sarif is trained as a trial attorney, a collaborative lawyer, and also a Guardian Ad Litem. Mr. Sarif handles all varieties of family law matters.
2013 Georgia Trend Magazine Legal Elite
Program Chair and Moderator for the Atlanta Bar Association Program: Tax and Forensic Accounting Issues in Divorce Cases
Co-Chair of the Atlanta Bar Association CLE by the Hour
Moderator for 2010 ABA Fall Conference: A Lawyer's Guide to Confronting Mental Health Experts
Appointed as Co-Vice Chair of the Trial Practice & Techniques Committee of the American Bar Association Section of Family Law, 2010-2011
Atlanta Bar Association CLE Board of Trustees, 2010-2013
Selected as 2014 Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Selected as 2013 Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Selected as 2012 Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Selected as 2010 Super Lawyers Rising Stars
Selected as a 2009 Rising Star in Atlanta Magazine and Super Lawyers Magazine
Member of the American Bar Association's Advisory Panel
Moderator for the American Bar Association program "Preparing for Trial: You’ve Tried to Settle, Now Prepare to Win"
Lawyer’s Club of Atlanta
Adjunct Professor of Law at John Marshall Law School