David A. Holtzman

David HoltzmanDavid Holtzman is an attorney and public health professional who has specialized experience in air pollution, land use, and public health law. Mr. Holtzman’s career includes a dozen years addressing air pollution for the California Department of Health Services and the state Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, where he worked in the Toxic Air Contaminants Program (AB 1807), the Air Toxics “Hot Spots” Program (AB 2588), and in implementation of the state’s warning statute, Proposition 65. Mr. Holtzman has also worked as staff attorney for a consumer rights foundation and as a Principal Scientist for PCR Services Corporation, where he worked in the air quality division. Mr. Holtzman volunteers for nonprofit organizations promoting causes such as fairer elections, bike lanes, environmental justice, and a more peaceful and clean environment, and has taken leadership roles in such organizations, such as serving two terms as President of the Los Angeles chapter of the League of Women Voters.

Mr. Holtzman earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Princeton University, an M.P.H. from the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health, and a J.D. from UCLA School of Law. He is a member of the California State Bar and its Environmental Law Section.

Dear Terminator, Lay Off Our Executioners

David Holtzman

David Holtzman: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger can help. In what very little time he has left in office, he can give his legacy a considerable boost by commuting the state’s hundreds of pending death sentences to life in prison without possibility of release. As a Los Angeles resident on the world’s stage, he should be sensitive to his image at home and abroad.