David Greenberg
Photo courtesy San Diego DA’s Office.

San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan, announced she has appointed David Greenberg as the Assistant District Attorney following Jesus “Jesse” Rodriguez’ retirementin December.

Greenberg has been a prosecutor for the San Diego District Attorney’s Office rising through the ranks for more than 32 years. For the last 8 years, he served as Chief Deputy District Attorney overseeing various divisions within the DA’s Office, including Family Protection, Case Issuance, Gangs, Superior Court, Collaborative Courts and Information Technology.

As Assistant DA, Greenberg will serve directly under the elected DA and direct all prosecution, investigative and support operations. He will oversee, with the DA’s administrative team, an agency-wide staff of more than 1,000 employees and a budget of $193 million.

“Dave brings his exceptional leadership and prosecutorial experience, sound judgment and unique expertise in leveraging technology innovations to this critical public safety position as second in command in our office,” said District Attorney Summer Stephan. “I look forward to working alongside Assistant DA Dave Greenberg to fulfill our mission of pursuing a fair and equal justice for all, protection of victims of crime, prosecution of those who harm our neighborhoods and smart crime prevention.”

 During his three decades serving the region, Greenberg handled and tried serious felony cases, including murders with special circumstances and sexual assault cases. He has served in leadership positions within the DA’s Office that have included Chief of the South, East and North County Branches, Central Pretrial and Superior Court. In 2009, he worked as an Assistant San Diego City Attorney in charge of the Criminal Division.

He graduated with a History Degree from the UCLA and received his Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego.

–San Diego County District Attorney’s Office

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