David Pierucci



Tel: (949) 263-6577


At a Glance

David’s practice areas include zoning, planning and land use law.

As a planning consultant, he worked with cities and counties.

David lectured for college and law school courses on planning and land use. 

David Pierucci is an associate in Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Municipal Law practice group. His practice areas include zoning, planning and land use law.

Before joining BB&K, David served as a planning consultant and worked closely with cities and counties on an array of projects, including general plans, specific plans, zoning and development codes, local coastal programs, economic and market studies and ballot measure impact analyses. David’s work focused on the administrative and procedural components of land use policy, particularly on matters involving development review and exactions in the coastal zone by local governments and the California Coastal Commission. David lectured for college and law school courses on planning and land use law.

During law school, David served as law clerk for senior citizen legal service programs in Orange and San Diego counties, where he confronted a number of planning issues facing senior citizens. These issues included affordable housing and access to transportation. At the University of California, Irvine Community & Economic Development Clinic, David assisted clients on matters of special districts, propositions 13 and 218 and working with local government. Before law school, David worked in national and local politics where, on behalf of candidates and organizations, he secured endorsements from, and established working relationships with, influential business and community leaders.

David was born and raised in Bakersfield and now lives in Old Town Tustin with his wife, Jessica. 


  • University of California, Irvine School of Law, J.D.
  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, M.C.R.P., city and regional planning, with distinction
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., political science, with high honors and distinction


  • California

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